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FLASHBACK: 'Average American boy' accused as terrorist: Adam Pearlman - ABC tape
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | Thursday, May 27, 2004 | James Sterngold and Charlie Goodyear, Chronicle Staff Writers

Posted on 10/27/2004 10:47:16 AM PDT by rface

Edited on 10/27/2004 11:54:06 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

Los Angeles -- Adam Gadahn had a decidedly unconventional upbringing, with parents who farmed goats in Riverside County and shunned the conveniences of the late 20th century.

Yet at 17, he seemed to fit the profile of an average American boy. He loved watching television, listened to music his family disapproved of and drove his parents nuts by keeping his room a mess.


(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Extended News; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: abc; abusuhaybalamriki; adampearlman; alamriki; alqaeda; gadahn; napalminthemorning; pearlman; wot
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this post is to supliment DRUDGE's screaming headline....ABCNEWS HOLDS TERROR WARNING TAPE

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Aliases: Abu Suhayb Al-Amriki, Abu Suhayb, Yihya Majadin Adams, Adam Pearlman, Yayah

Adam Yahiye Gadahn is being sought in connection with possible terrorist threats against the United States. Although the FBI has no information indicating this individual is connected to any specific terrorist activities, the FBI would like to locate and question this person.

SHOULD BE CONSIDERED ARMED AND DANGEROUS <

IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION CONCERNING THIS PERSON, PLEASE CONTACT THE LOCAL FBI OFFICE OR THE NEAREST AMERICAN EMBASSY OR CONSULATE.

1 posted on 10/27/2004 10:47:17 AM PDT by rface
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To: rface
This is beyond bizarre!
2 posted on 10/27/2004 10:49:45 AM PDT by Just mythoughts
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To: rface

I hope his family is under surveillance!


3 posted on 10/27/2004 10:50:00 AM PDT by Pitiricus
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To: rface

But he's an honor student!!! :-)


4 posted on 10/27/2004 10:50:13 AM PDT by Freepdonia (Victory is Ours!)
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To: rface
"'Having been around Muslims in my formative years, I knew well that they were not the bloodthirsty, barbaric terrorists that the news media and the televangelists paint them to be,' the statement said...."

This statement underscores the danger of this moron.
5 posted on 10/27/2004 10:50:47 AM PDT by Chummy (RepublicanAttackSquad.biz: "A vote 4 Kerry is a vote 4 Osama")
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To: rface
I'd say this enntire Drudge report is just a low-budget Spanish Strategy (as I've said repeatedly on the numerous threads that kept getting pulled-- and I'm not wading through the 1000+ post thread that remains). All they have to do is make the threat and try to shake up people enough to drive them away from Bush.

Which, IMHO, will not work.

6 posted on 10/27/2004 10:51:21 AM PDT by atomicpossum (If there are two Americas, John Edwards isn't qualified to lead either of them.)
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To: rface
Come home Adam. All is forgiven. That clicking sound you here is not a rifle bolt cycling.


7 posted on 10/27/2004 10:51:23 AM PDT by LiberalBassTurds (Islam is a religion of peace. Strange every murdering psychopath in the world is attracted to it.)
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Pearlman said she is a committed environmentalist and had encouraged her nephew to participate in a television show she produced. Before his religious conversion, she said, she had thought that Adam Gadahn might become a broadcast journalist.

Broadcast journalist - Terrorist - what the hell is the difference!?!?!?

8 posted on 10/27/2004 10:52:40 AM PDT by frog_jerk_2004
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To: rface

I'm sure Los Angeles is so proud of their native son.


9 posted on 10/27/2004 10:53:08 AM PDT by MisterRepublican
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To: rface

"He called the Christian belief in the Trinity "ridiculous" and "gradually realized I could not be a Christian.'"

Well, the boy was right about one thing. If he can't believe the Trinity, he can't be a Christian.


10 posted on 10/27/2004 10:53:39 AM PDT by Sola Veritas (Trying to speak truth - not always with the best grammar or spelling)
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To: Freepdonia

Hope they have recordings of his voice to do an analysis to prove it is him. If this can be authenticated, then Comrade Kerry the Viet Con is toast. Who would trust the fraud Kerry to keep us safe when he continually is dissing the men and women RISKING THEIR LIVES in Iraq?


11 posted on 10/27/2004 10:54:04 AM PDT by milwguy
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"Having been around Muslims in my formative years, I knew well that they were not the bloodthirsty, barbaric terrorists that the news media and the televangelists paint them to be," the statement said. "It was really a natural progression."

Irony is so ironic sometimes. You can't make this stuff up.

12 posted on 10/27/2004 10:54:51 AM PDT by AppyPappy (If You're Not A Part Of The Solution, There's Good Money To Be Made In Prolonging The Problem.)
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To: rface

Why am I having a hard time taking this fellow seriously as a threat to national security? Is it just me? Help me understand this.


13 posted on 10/27/2004 10:55:44 AM PDT by Genoa (Contest Ohio if it's Kerry by 15,000 or less)
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To: atomicpossum
All they have to do is make the threat and try to shake up people enough to drive them away from Bush.

I think it will be just the opposite - IF this tape gets air time it will only boost Bush - and this is why ABC doesn't want to show it. I think there is enough time for this stuff to get leaked to other outlets before Nov 2.

14 posted on 10/27/2004 10:55:50 AM PDT by rface (Ashland, Missouri - Monthly Donor / Bad Speller)
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To: PoorMuttly

Ping !


15 posted on 10/27/2004 10:57:35 AM PDT by Squantos (Be polite. Be professional. But, have a plan to kill everyone you meet. )
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BTTT


16 posted on 10/27/2004 10:58:07 AM PDT by EdReform (Have you seen FAHRENHYPE 9/11? - www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1240926/posts)
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I think his parents and John Walker Lindh's parents should get together and go bowling.


17 posted on 10/27/2004 10:59:43 AM PDT by Cinnamon Girl
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To: Pitiricus

i say we round up his family and start killing them one by one till he truns himself in.


18 posted on 10/27/2004 11:03:20 AM PDT by goldylight
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To: Cinnamon Girl

When will we see more leftists join up with the islamofascists?


19 posted on 10/27/2004 11:03:33 AM PDT by Stellar Dendrite (They should rename it to World Hugh instead of World Series!!!!)
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To: rface

About that time, however, he discovered Islam.

Discover Islam:


Prophet of Doom - Islam’s Terrorist Dogma, In Muhammad’s Own Words


Islam is a caustic blend of regurgitated paganism and twisted Bible stories.
Muhammad, its lone prophet, conceived his religion solely to satiate his lust for power, sex, and money.
He was a terrorist.

And if you think these conclusions are shocking, wait until you see the evidence at www.prophetofdoom.net.



Radical Islam's 'plan' to take over America - Arab-American author outlines secret 20-year strategy to undermine country

The Islamic States of America?

Misunderstanding the Enemy: the Islamic Threat and the U.S. Media

20 posted on 10/27/2004 11:08:10 AM PDT by EdReform (Have you seen FAHRENHYPE 9/11? - www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1240926/posts)
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