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Fox News Reports IMAM Confirms Terror Tape Made by Adam Gadahn
http://www.foxnews.com | 10/29/04

Posted on 10/29/2004 11:23:36 AM PDT by traderrob6

Just reported that the cleric that aided Adam Gadahn in his transformation to Muslim has identified the man in the recently released terror tape as Adam Gadahn (Pearlman). FBI is interviewing him now


TOPICS: Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: alqaeda; gadahn; pearlman; terrorism; traitor

1 posted on 10/29/2004 11:23:37 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: traderrob6

Interview his family. They know where he is.


2 posted on 10/29/2004 11:25:06 AM PDT by Bikers4Bush (Flood waters rising, heading for more conservative ground. Vote for true conservatives!)
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To: traderrob6

Is the cleric in CA?


3 posted on 10/29/2004 11:25:52 AM PDT by OXENinFLA
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To: OXENinFLA

Did not here that , but i assume so


4 posted on 10/29/2004 11:26:31 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: traderrob6

Bump


5 posted on 10/29/2004 11:26:58 AM PDT by NetSurfer (Proud member of the Pajama-Wearing Lunatic Fringe)
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To: traderrob6

I can just imagine members of Al Quada meeting this week.

"Ok, who sent the tape?"


6 posted on 10/29/2004 11:28:10 AM PDT by Heff ("Liberty is not America's gift to the world, it's the Almighty's gift to humanity" GW Bush 4/12/04)
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To: WestCoastGal; Velveeta; Cindy; JustPiper

ping


7 posted on 10/29/2004 11:28:30 AM PDT by KylaStarr (Woe be the country who assists or knowingly fails to halt an Al Qaeda attack on America)
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To: NetSurfer

maybe this story will get "legs" after all - even though the MSM is holding their hands over their ears and saying "LALALALALALALALAL"!


8 posted on 10/29/2004 11:28:36 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: Bikers4Bush

The family may have given aid and compfort.

Full level 0 download/search if you ask me.

This is a clan thing and the Isreal found out that taking the family home stopped the parents from pushing their kids into this stuff for 25K.


9 posted on 10/29/2004 11:28:50 AM PDT by fooman (Get real with Kim Jung Mentally Ill about proliferation)
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To: traderrob6

Something sounds odd about this. I thought this guy was from California; didn't they insist he sounded like someone who spoke English as a second language?


10 posted on 10/29/2004 11:29:25 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I made enough money to buy Miami -- but I pissed it away on the Alternative Minimum Tax.)
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To: Heff

"Ok, who sent the tape?"

"what's that noise"

"they're planes...american planes"


11 posted on 10/29/2004 11:29:25 AM PDT by epluribus_2
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To: traderrob6

Something sounds odd about this. I thought this guy was from California; didn't they insist he sounded like someone who spoke English as a second language?


12 posted on 10/29/2004 11:29:34 AM PDT by Alberta's Child (I made enough money to buy Miami -- but I pissed it away on the Alternative Minimum Tax.)
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To: Alberta's Child

No, the Arabic had an American accent. At least this is what I understood.


13 posted on 10/29/2004 11:30:49 AM PDT by GOP_Proud (Those who preach tolerance seem to have the least for my views.)
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To: traderrob6
So if ABC had got the tape to the CIA/FBI two days earlier this guy could have been identified earlier and perhaps targeted with extreme predjudice before he slipped away.

Thanks MSN

14 posted on 10/29/2004 11:31:28 AM PDT by spokeshave ( "I own a timber company? That's news to me!!" ... Ya need some wood?)
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To: Alberta's Child

Have you ever tried to talk to somebody from California?


15 posted on 10/29/2004 11:31:28 AM PDT by Mr. Lucky
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To: Alberta's Child

Odd?? The man is from Caifornia, who said he wasn't and he is American, nobody disputes that


16 posted on 10/29/2004 11:32:00 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Mr. Lucky
Have you ever tried to talk to somebody from California?

Like, Allahu akbar, dude.

17 posted on 10/29/2004 11:32:42 AM PDT by Constitution Day (I don't know where the sunbeams end and the starlights begin, it's all a mystery...)
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To: Mr. Lucky
Have you ever tried to talk to somebody from California?

Like the Governor? :)

18 posted on 10/29/2004 11:33:20 AM PDT by mwyounce
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To: Alberta's Child

I believe the reporter was calling from California. The English on the tape sounds like a native American, with some changes based on where he now lives. I lived in Brazil for a while, and when I returned, my grandmother said I had a strange accent with my English (I spoke mostly Portuguese while there).


19 posted on 10/29/2004 11:33:27 AM PDT by Adam-ondi-Ahman
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To: epluribus_2

The sound of persons slitting their wrists?


20 posted on 10/29/2004 11:34:08 AM PDT by i_dont_chat
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To: Alberta's Child

Do you remember the interview with Johnny Walker Lindh? He had an accent too. It comes from speaking Farsi full-time.

This is the guy. I doubt the family knows where he is.


21 posted on 10/29/2004 11:34:09 AM PDT by Rutles4Ever ("...upon this rock I will build my church, and the gates of hell shall not prevail against it.")
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To: Alberta's Child

Remember the "American Taliban" Johnny Walker Lindh? He affected a bizarre foreign accent after hanging with his terror homies. I guess they think it sounds cool.


22 posted on 10/29/2004 11:35:56 AM PDT by Floratina
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To: Alberta's Child
I thought this guy was from California; didn't they insist he sounded like someone who spoke English as a second language?

I'll skip my usual California joke and just say that other than "tieranny" it sounded like American English to me, or possibly non-American English aka British.

23 posted on 10/29/2004 11:36:42 AM PDT by NeoCaveman (Everyone calm down, Ohio is still Bush country)
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To: Rutles4Ever

I just heard on KFI that his parents have been shown the tape, but refused to confirm or deny if the guy on the tape was their son!


24 posted on 10/29/2004 11:38:00 AM PDT by Floratina
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To: traderrob6

The more that this tape is played and seen, the better it will be for President Bush. I hope that it's shown many times for the next few days. Personally, I think this guy is full of hot air, and he's just putting on a performance; however, I don't doubt that he would make blood run in the streets if he could.


25 posted on 10/29/2004 11:39:51 AM PDT by Nosterrex
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To: traderrob6

The "streets of America will run red with blood" so?

Will the terrorists and their American supporters blow up cars with Bush-Cheney bumper stickers?


26 posted on 10/29/2004 11:39:51 AM PDT by eagle11 (If you value America's future.....VOTE Bush TUESDAY November 2, 2004)
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To: eagle11

Maybe so, but Gadahn is FBI most wanted and considered the one of the most likely in the know of an imminent attack


27 posted on 10/29/2004 11:43:44 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: Adam-ondi-Ahman
My family moved to Federal Way, Washington for about 18 months when I was attending 3rd grade. My speech has carried a Canadian accent (plus some mid-valley Welsh) ever since. I'm a native born and raised Californian. People pick up accents from their daily environment.
28 posted on 10/29/2004 11:47:20 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: traderrob6

Terror from the friendly land of fruits and nuts! Yet another black mark on the used-to-be-Golden State!


29 posted on 10/29/2004 11:51:02 AM PDT by GOP_1900AD (Stomping on "PC," destroying the Left, and smoking out faux "conservatives" - Right makes right!)
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To: dubyaismypresident
British English is definitely different from American English. I was on a business trip at the SHAPE facility in Belgium in 1992. The Belgians had an advertising campaign against drunk driving. The posters were in French. I wanted to know what the poster said, so I picked up a French/English dictionary at the snack shop next to the cafeteria at lunchtime. I was in a hurry, so I just tossed the dictionary in my backpack and headed back to the office. When I returned to my hotel room in the evening, I whipped out the dictionary to translate the French to English. The first word I didn't recognize in French translated to English as bloke. That was real helpful. Now I need and British English to American English dictionary.
30 posted on 10/29/2004 11:54:23 AM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Rutles4Ever

Watch the chilling tape:
http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,136937,00.html


31 posted on 10/29/2004 11:54:24 AM PDT by JustPiper (NoE-the Enemy !!!)
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To: traderrob6

if he comes from southern california I'd be concerned about him providing intelligence to AQ on (1) san onofre and (2) march air force reserve base (aerial refueling depot).


32 posted on 10/29/2004 11:54:32 AM PDT by Fitzcarraldo
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To: traderrob6

Adam Gonad?!


33 posted on 10/29/2004 12:02:02 PM PDT by Rate_Determining_Step (US Military - Draining the Swamp of Terrorism since 2001!)
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To: Adam-ondi-Ahman

My hubby said he sounded "gay."


34 posted on 10/29/2004 12:08:05 PM PDT by demnomo
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To: traderrob6

If Woody Allen ever joined Al Queda he would sound like this guy.


35 posted on 10/29/2004 12:09:02 PM PDT by Tribune7
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To: traderrob6

This is that same turd who made news several months ago for being the next John Walker Lindh. Will some Freeper with tech skills post his picture? It is linked here. http://www.fbi.gov/terrorinfo/gadahn.htm

He is a disaffected, unpopular, chubby turd who had no friends and couldn't get dates in high school, so he chose Islam over the Goth thing to make friends and be part of something. In Islam he can get revenge on the girls who spurned him at Orange County. Burkas and no backtalk.

Adam: Even if you are on TV and getting your name in the paper, and are the hero of the Islamofascists, you are still a loser. I will still take you lunch money if I see you, and all of the exploding freinds you have can't do anything about it.


36 posted on 10/29/2004 12:09:42 PM PDT by Bluegrass Federalist
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To: Floratina

Put them in custody. THe inman said it was their son. Like I suspected THEY HAVE SOMETHING TO HIDE.

Level 0 search of all relatives houses including cousins-- because NYC is worth it.


37 posted on 10/29/2004 12:10:27 PM PDT by fooman (Get real with Kim Jung Mentally Ill about proliferation)
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To: Alberta's Child

Some analyst must have opined that his English might not have been his primary language because he pronounced "tyranny" wrong and said "the Yemen" instead of "in Yemen", other minor details. However the part I heard of the tape clearly sounded like a natural American English speaker. I believe he is an ex-American.


38 posted on 10/29/2004 12:14:38 PM PDT by Sender (I love watching the final spastic throes of the Kerry faithful...as they ravage one another...)
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To: traderrob6

Imam is married to David Bowie right?


39 posted on 10/29/2004 12:18:18 PM PDT by isom35
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To: FutureSenatorFromKentucky

We've been following Adam for months at TM Here

40 posted on 10/29/2004 12:21:39 PM PDT by JustPiper (NoE-the Enemy !!!)
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To: FutureSenatorFromKentucky
Here you go:

41 posted on 10/29/2004 12:23:39 PM PDT by UlmoLordOfWaters
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To: Tribune7

Thats what I told my boyfriend this morning!!!! I said this guy sounds like a character in a Woody Allen movie....It was really hard to take him seriously..I kept waiting for him to start whining about his analyst...


42 posted on 10/29/2004 12:26:23 PM PDT by FeliciaCat
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To: UlmoLordOfWaters

Well another Southern california kid with overly permissive parents who obviously let their kid "find himself"!!! Just like that Lindh jerk! So many of these kids are led so easily - scary indeed! As TAReeza would say "Scumbag"!


43 posted on 10/29/2004 12:29:15 PM PDT by LYSandra
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To: Alberta's Child

"didn't they insist he sounded like someone who spoke English as a second language?"

That's what I heard too. Listening today to the video...what American says TIE-ranny instead of tyranny? He doesn't sound American to me...listen close and you can pick up the "accent"



44 posted on 10/29/2004 12:31:35 PM PDT by bonfire
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To: bonfire

My cousin in San Diego says it that way.

Sounds plenty American to me

And in the video he sounds very immature and hotheaded, just like people describe him in real life.




45 posted on 10/29/2004 12:34:45 PM PDT by Selkie
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To: Bikers4Bush

They just interviewed every family member and friend possible.

Family members said its his voice.


46 posted on 10/29/2004 12:35:53 PM PDT by Selkie
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To: traderrob6

Great, another Taliban Johnny.


47 posted on 10/29/2004 12:36:23 PM PDT by jpl (How do you ask someone to be the next innocent civilian to die from a "nuisance"?)
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To: jpl

"Great, another Taliban Johnny."
It gets a lot worse, from http://www.yuppiesofzion.com/archives/000967.php


SUCH A (NOT-SO-)NICE (NOT-SO-)JEWISH BOY


Proving the old adage that sometimes the biggest anti-semite is just a self-hating Jew, one of the FBI's new "BOLO" (Be On the Look Out) terrorism suspects is an Islamic convert named Abu Suhayb Al-Amriki, a.k.a. Abu Suhayb, a.k.a. Yihya Majadin Adams, a.k.a. Adam Yahiye Gadahn, a.k.a. Adam Pearlman. Yep, you read that right.

Curiousity piqued, I poked around on the Net for more clues about this bad boy and put together the following fun information from various sources: Adam Pearlman/Gadahn is actually the half-Jewish half-Catholic son of rural California goat-farming hippies who home-schooled him and his siblings and encouraged him to study various religions:

"His aunt says "he was raised to be religious, to believe in a god, and was given the opportunity to read the Koran and read the bible and read, you know, the Torah's part of the bible, I mean the old testament, the new testament and the Koran. And he made his own choice"."

Flashbacks and parallels to Marin County, California experimenting-with-religion fighting-for-the-Taliban hippie-brat John Walker Lindh, anyone?

Well, if you think that's funny, you should read Adam's own essay on becoming a Muslim. It was apparently written in late 1995, posted to a Usenet newsgroup in 1997, and is now featured on various websites all over the Net, including on the USC Muslim Students Association website. You think they'll take down his essay now that he made the FBI's Most Wanted list? Somehow, I don't think it would be considered very good prosteltyzing material anymore. (Or maybe it would, I dunno.)

Some high points of Adam's spiritual awakening, in his own words:

"In the meantime, I had become obsessed with demonic Heavy Metal music, something the rest of my family (as I now realize, rightfully so) was not happy with. My entire life was focused on expanding my music collection. I eschewed personal cleanliness and let my room reach an unbelievable state of disarray. My relationship with my parents became strained, although only intermittently so. I am sorry even as I write this...

...The turning point, perhaps, was when I moved in with my grandparents here in Santa Ana, the county seat of Orange, California. My grandmother, a computer whiz, is hooked up to America Online and I have been scooting the information superhighway since January. But when I moved in, with the intent of finding a job (easier said than done), I begin to visit the religion folders on AOL and the Usenet newsgroups, where I found discussions on Islam to be the most intriguing..."

So he's apparently sorry for listening to Heavy Metal and sorry for being a slob and sorry for not being nicer to his parents--though apparently not that sorry, since news reports say he hasn't talked to them since late 2001, at which point he called them from Pakistan to say that he had gotten married to a refugee and was expecting a baby.

What I want to know is if he's sorry for allegedly acting as a translator at Al Qaida training camps. Or assaulting an employee of Islamic Society of Orange County, apparently because they weren't extreme enough for him--even though the head of the ISOC is Muzammil Siddiqi, who in 1995, the same year Adam was busy converting to Islam at his mosque, gave a speech praising suicide bombers. I mean, if Adam assaulted a member of the staff at the mosque because Adam is more religiously extreme than even guys like Siddiqi...well, you fill in the rest.

Oh, and in 1997, Adam ended up a co-worker of Khalil al-Deek, the suspected mastermind of the Y2K plot to bomb LAX. Coincidence, I'm sure.

Also, note that while his family has been described in news reports as Christian Universalists, his father was at one point Jewish and changed his last name from Pearlman to Gadahn in the 1970's when he dropped out of society and started goat-farming. His aunt (and presumably the rest of his family) still go by Pearlman. And if you need further verification, look no further than that Yiddishe punim on his Most Wanted photo. He's only a few months older than me, not even old enough to be a Gen X'er, and he looks like he's not even old enough to drink. Creepy.

The report also says his father picked the new name "Gadahn" from the Bible. Any Hebrew or Aramaic speakers out there know what "Gadahn" means and what verse of the Bible it refers to?

Justin at the blog Rightside Redux has more on Mr. Pearlman/Gadahn/whoever-he-is, including links to music reviews he did for a Heavy Metal zine back before he gave up Quiet Riot for Jihad."

"Christian Universalists, his father was at one point Jewish and changed his last name from Pearlman to Gadahn in the 1970's ..."

So, just like John Kerry's Jewish Dad (Granddad?), just like Karl Marx's Jewish Dad, we have a dude whose DAD somehow screws this kid up because of naming ... there is something going on here that is not written about enough, not properly explained...something that explains why Jewish Leftist Males create sons that absolutely are super flakes...


48 posted on 10/29/2004 2:11:10 PM PDT by gobucks (http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/classics/students/Ribeiro/laocoon.htm)
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To: Chani

bump for later


49 posted on 10/29/2004 3:17:34 PM PDT by Chani
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