Skip to comments.Brigitte Gabriel: Because They Hate - A Survivor of Islamic Terror Warns America
Posted on 01/03/2007 5:11:36 PM PST by tang-soo
Here is a YouTude link that is well worth your time. This speach was delivered on September 27, 2006.
Brigitte (to those of you who have not heard of her) is a Lebanese Christian now living in the US who was a former news anchor on TV; an eloquent speaker who is telling her personal experiences with Muslims. This is found on youtube and most videos posted there dont get to stay long so Id suggest you thru off your TV and turn this on ASAP.
This is part one of a 7 series (they are all there) sequence and last almost an hour on high speed downloads. You dont have to watch them all at once, most are about 9 minutes long, but please take the time to watch and listen and share. You dont hear this in our liberal press.
An alternative source is this page at www.heritage.org that has both video and mp3 formats. This version also includes an introduction that details her bio and delivered by John Hilboldt Director, Lectures and Seminars for The Heritage Foundation. here.
Based upon her personal experiences, Garbriel addresses the Wests lack of understanding and ignorance of the ways and thinking of the Middle East. She identifies mistakes the West has made in consistently underestimating the single-mindedness with which fundamentalist Islam has pursued its goals over the past thirty years. Through the telling of her own story, she outlines the history, social movements, and religious divisions that have led to todays critical conflict.
A compelling and captivating personal story with a powerful lesson about threats to freedom in our time. R. James Woolsey, Director of Central Intelligence, 1993-95
Brigitte Gabriel is a journalist and news producer who started her career as an anchor for World News, an evening Arabic news broadcast throughout the Middle East. She reported on the Israeli security zone in Lebanon and the Palestinian uprising in the West Bank as they unfolded. As a terrorism expert and the founder of the non-profit organization, American Congress for Truth, she speaks regularly on topics related to the Middle East on television and radio and lectures nationally and internationally.
She is one Christian Arab hero, it is not "why" they hate but BECAUSE they hate.
Have watched her on C-SPAN. Articulate and intelligent. I too am amazed that she is still alive.
Outstanding speech by a very brave woman.
Watching this on my laptop I cannot help but think of the future when we may have to sneak this type of information from one person to another.
The liberal media has been hiding this from us, for whatever reason, for far too long. They don't seem to realize the fact that if the Muslims take over, they will be among the first to be "re-programmed".
I have recently heard of 2 situations in which people heard her and woke up on the issues which we on Free Republic have found cause for great concern.
It might be an interesting thread to ask Freepers: "WHAT WORKS?"
Yep and thank you for the ping, Rebel Tex.
I got this book for Christmas and it is the most riveting and frightening thing I have ever read. All you have to do is look at the patterns and realize where we are all headed (globally) if we fail to win this war with Islam.
oh my god!
Thanks, and bump to the very top!
bump for later
Yes, one thing she suggest, go to the title place, find out who owns your local Moasc, turn that name into the FBI so they can watch and investigate them.
Seen her on C-span, She also has a site,
Quote " "America...the dream that became my address."
A message from the President and Founder
Welcome, and thank you for taking the time to visit American Congress for Truth.
War has been declared on Christians, Jews, non-Muslims and secularists worldwide by Islamic extremists...simply because we are infidels according to their belief.
As Islamic fundamentalism spreads its tentacles worldwide, it is crucial for the people of the Western world to understand the danger, know what to expect, and know what to do about it.
Threats and realities of forced conversions to Islam, beheadings, torture and murder are quickly becoming commonplace. Theyre rarely mentioned in the news and when they are, its with a disclaimer the word insurgent has replaced the truth of terrorists.
Political correctness is killing us.
This Is The New Reality
We are in for the fight of our lives.
That we have not yet had another terrorist attack in the United States is remarkable, but it will happen. Al Queda keeps its promises.
How do I know this? I was born in Lebanon and raised as a Christian. When the Lebanese Civil War broke out, our family, and our Maronite community came under vicious attack by Islamic extremists.
They promised to destroy us, and as you know from the recent war in Lebanon, the country is now nearly Islamic.
I was nearly killed by a mortar. Our home was destroyed. We lived in a bomb shelter for seven years. Most of my childhood friends were killed. Thats how I know.
We must make the connection between individual safety and a strong national defense, increase civic preparation and political responsibility, and train all Americans to become defenders of our community safety and national security.
"All that is required for evil to triumph is for a few good men to do nothing."
Anguish struck the citizens of the United States of America on 9/11 as a
handful of hateful men murdered nearly 3,000 innocent people. A heavy pall of grief covered our nation.
Many of us wondered if we'd ever laugh again.
But 9/11 wasn't the only act of terrorism. Bali, London, Madrid, Jerusalem...the list goes on and on. Yet the West does not fully realize the bloodthirsty intentions of the menace of fundamental Islam.
This enemy -- is relentless. It is determined.
Why Does Our Struggle Matter? It Matters Because...
If we don't win the war against Islamofascism other issues won't matter at all.
We won't have an economy to worry about.
We won't have equal rights for all.
We won't have our cherished freedom.
And we will live under Sharia Law.
More on her web site, PROUD to have her here in America;
She's on the radio quite often with my local afternoon Talk Radio ConservaBabe. She has a very scarey and important message...yet sadly, many are slow to catch on.
I have read her book. EVERYONE needs to read this important book. The truths in it stay w/you long after you have finished the last page.
Good luck with you head in the sand friends...there are a lot of them out there. Those people just don't think there is a problem. From listening to them, I think they believe that the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans will protect us. But they didn't even do that in the War of 1812.
Constantly taking issue with that kind of person is a hard, uphill battle but like somebody else posted here, if they hear it enough maybe they will think things through...I don't believe they are stupid for the most part, just in denial. I also believe their irrational hatred of W plays a part.
I read "Because They Hate" before Christmas. It was riveting. I will watch the videos. Gabriel is doing everybody a huge service by her actions.
Thanks for the post. I've seen her on many occassions and she's riveting each time. This is the first time I've seen her speech at the heritage foundation giving her an uninterupted platform. What got me was the question and answer session afterwards, typical liberal BS.
Got to be at work at 5AM. Will be signing off real soon. But thanks for the ping. It would take ten years to download that stuff on my system at the 5Kbaud rate I usually experience.
DLoading the mp3 for later, thanks for the ping.
Correcting post no. 18:
#3 should read: TAKE ACTION.
Ooh-Ah said, "I have recently heard of 2 situations in which people heard her and woke up on the issues which we on Free Republic have found cause for great concern.
It might be an interesting thread to ask Freepers: "WHAT WORKS?"
2. COMMON SENSE.
3. TAKE ACTION.
Take your pick:
Join the military.
Join a law enforcement agency or one of the alphabet agencies.
Monitor the internet.
See something/someone suspicious? Report it.
4. Think outside of the box.
I believe that the Moslems started the First Crusade. I believe that Moslems now want Armageddon. When at least half the population of the United States are supporters of Islamists, what chance do we have? Where do we start?
I, on the other hand, respect Muslims enough to believe them when they tell me they want to kill me.
I'm trying to figure out how we go beyond the choir. We "get it" here but many of our friends and countrymen have a wall up which prevents them from seeing reality. 9-11 knocked it down for some and Brigitte Gabriel seems to help too. What else works besides another 9-11?
Our government's success in protecting us has also made it difficult for people to see reality.
I understand and I have a response that is direct and truthful, but hurts just the same.
Ignorance is not bliss. Some people are willfully ignorant. They do not want to change. The reality is that these people are "stuck on stupid."
"Our government's success in protecting us has also made it difficult for people to see reality."
If all news agencies were required to report the arrests and timely BOL's for suspected terrorists at the start of each news broadcast; maybe more people would understand just how widespread terrorism and terrorists are.
Islam is a form of slavery, and it will begin to die at some point because ultimately people reject oppression...ultimately. What horrors we will see before this comes about no one knows, and it may be many years yet. I think at some point watered-down Islam, like one sees in Turkey, Dubai, Indonesia, or Bangladesh will gain in popularity. Fundamentalist Islam feeds on hate, and after awhile, people just get tired of hating.
Thanks for the ping!
Thanks for the ping. BTTT!
You're welcome, Cindy.
"Watching this on my laptop I cannot help but think of the future when we may have to sneak this type of information from one person to another."
Don't worry, Kimmers. 'The truth is out there' and more and more people are discovering it for themselves - thanks to people like the lady that made the speech and to JimRob and to websites like FR and to talk radio.
Thanks, freema, for pinging your list.
Ping for later reading.
I've pointed out the historical context:
...and how the Enemy is inside our neighbor's gates ( Oh, and ours, too ):
...and related problems brewing:
...and at some point, you just reach the conclusion that people get the kind of life, and kind of governance, they want, and deserve. The message is clear, for those with eyes to see.