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Former Muslim concerned about Obama's Muslim heritage (Brigitte Gabriel alert!)
onenewsnow.com (American Family News Network) ^ | 1/26/2007 | Chad Groening

Posted on 01/26/2007 6:47:38 AM PST by Dark Skies

Author and former Muslim Muslim Brigitte Gabriel has major concerns about the Islamic background of Democrat presidential hopeful Barack Obama. She feels his election as U.S. President would greatly encourage America's enemies throughout the Muslim world.

New York Times bestselling author and former Muslim Brigitte Gabriel says she definitely has concerns about the background of Democrat presidential hopeful Barack Obama, who was raised by a Muslim stepfather and attended a Muslim school as a child.

Senator Obama (D-Illinois) has strongly denounced as inaccurate the report on Insight Magazine's website that claimed he was educated at a radical Islamic school known as a "madrassa" in Indonesia, where he lived with his mother and stepfather between 1967 and 1971. The school in question was, according to the senator, not a madrassa but claims rather that it is a secular institution, which has been open to students of all faiths since before Obama attended in the early 1960s.

But despite the disputed details of the report, Brigitte Gabriel, founder and president of the American Congress for Truth, points out that Obama has had significant Muslim influences in his life. It is a fact that she says "does make me uncomfortable."

It has been reported, the author notes, that the Illinois senator's mother married a Muslim after his actual father, also a Muslim, left; and that "supposedly later on he became a Christian." However, she adds, "I do not know if he became a born-again Christian."

Gabriel says she is simply uncomfortable with Muslims getting elected to political office in the U.S. "If we elect a Muslim into office, it sends a great message to our enemies that Islam is winning in the United States, America is defeatable" [sic]. And this, she contends, is why Muslims throughout the whole Islamic world were celebrating the election of Keith Ellison, a Muslim American, into Congress.

According to Gabriel, Ellison's supporters were chanting "Allah Akbar," the same expression uttered by 9/11 hijackers as they crashed planes into the World Trade Center.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Political Humor/Cartoons; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; obama; obamamadrassa; obamaosama; obamasama; osamabama; osamaobama

1 posted on 01/26/2007 6:47:40 AM PST by Dark Skies
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To: Dark Skies
This one woman that should be listened to! She is very passionate about Muslim/Islamist terrorist.
2 posted on 01/26/2007 6:50:43 AM PST by Coldwater Creek (The TERRORIST are the ones who won the midterm elections!)
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To: Dark Skies
If this country will not stand for our Judeo-Christian values, then evil will fill the vacuum.

It already has begun.

It was also reported last week that Muslims in Indonesia were celebrating Obama Hussein's announcement for President. They were telling the BBC that "A Muslim will take that bastard Bush's job."

3 posted on 01/26/2007 6:51:57 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Dark Skies
"supposedly later on he became a Christian." However, she adds, "I do not know if he became a born-again Christian."

Obama: Born 1961 -- converted 1992 -- that's 31 years a Muslim
4 posted on 01/26/2007 6:54:07 AM PST by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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To: Dark Skies
She feels his election as U.S. President would greatly encourage America's enemies throughout the Muslim world.

Many Muslims might consider Obama an apostate for becoming Christian, and thus subject to execution. It might be kind of fun to have a president who pisses off the hardliner Muslims even more than Bush does.

5 posted on 01/26/2007 6:54:20 AM PST by antiRepublicrat
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To: Beckwith

and 15 years an apostate Muslim.


6 posted on 01/26/2007 6:54:50 AM PST by Beckwith (The dhimmicrats and liberal media have chosen sides and they've sided with the Jihadists.)
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To: Dark Skies

..great JQA quote--he was truly a great man...


7 posted on 01/26/2007 6:55:07 AM PST by WalterSkinner ( ..when there is any conflict between God and Caesar -- guess who loses?)
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To: antiRepublicrat

I think his being an apostate would be secondary to what he could do for them.


8 posted on 01/26/2007 6:56:04 AM PST by JZelle
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To: WalterSkinner

Thx.


9 posted on 01/26/2007 6:56:14 AM PST by Dark Skies ("He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that" ... John Stuart Mill)
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To: antiRepublicrat
Many Muslims might consider Obama an apostate for becoming Christian, and thus subject to execution. It might be kind of fun to have a president who pisses off the hardliner Muslims even more than Bush does.

Yeah, well, given that next to dhimmocrats, Muslims are the most hypocritical, double-standard-spinning bastards on this planet, the whole apostate thing won't mean a thing in the long run.

Dhimmocrats say that our presence in Iraq is a recruitment tool for terrorists. Well, you put Hussein Obama in the WH and you ain't seen nothin' yet.

10 posted on 01/26/2007 7:00:39 AM PST by kromike
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To: Dark Skies
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1773598/posts

Obsama's involvement in this church will sink his ship faster than any Muslim maddrassa could. Americans don't really understand the inherent malignancy of Islam, but they will have no trouble understanding the perverted message of this Africa-first "Christian" church. It would be difficult to find a more racist place anywhere in the U.S.
11 posted on 01/26/2007 7:01:55 AM PST by ishabibble (ALL-AMERICAN INFIDEL)
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To: ishabibble

I have read that thread about his church. I think Obama is going to be DOA when people find out who he is.


12 posted on 01/26/2007 7:05:56 AM PST by Dark Skies ("He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that" ... John Stuart Mill)
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To: Dark Skies
As far as I am concerned I believe Obama is the Muslim version of Manchurian Candidate...He is being used like a puppet and will do everything the Muslims want him to do..
13 posted on 01/26/2007 7:09:53 AM PST by Beth528
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To: mariabush

I agree.


14 posted on 01/26/2007 7:15:40 AM PST by Quix (LET GOD ARISE AND HIS ENEMIES BE SCATTERED. LET ISRAEL CALL ON GOD AS THEIRS! & ISLAM FLUSH ITSELF)
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To: Dark Skies
former Muslim Brigitte Gabriel

I remember hearing her speak of the persecution that she and her family went through as Christians in Lebanon. So, I don't think she ever was a Muslim.

15 posted on 01/26/2007 7:16:15 AM PST by Dave Olson
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To: Dark Skies

I have always found her to be credible, but when was she a Muslim? I thought that she was a Lebanese Christian.


16 posted on 01/26/2007 7:17:13 AM PST by chopperman
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To: chopperman; Dave Olson

That was my recollection also.


17 posted on 01/26/2007 7:19:17 AM PST by Dark Skies ("He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that" ... John Stuart Mill)
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To: Dark Skies

I thought that Brigitte Gabriel was a Lebanese Christian who grew up among Muslims.


18 posted on 01/26/2007 7:19:43 AM PST by olezip
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To: Dark Skies

"I have read that thread about his church. I think Obama is going to be DOA when people find out who he is."

It seems much more fun for his detractors to chase made-up, non-issues that make them look like hateful kooks than chase the real story of this Afrocentric, racist "church".


19 posted on 01/26/2007 7:20:14 AM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: Beth528
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20 posted on 01/26/2007 7:23:12 AM PST by radar101 (LIBERALS = Hypocrisy and Fantasy)
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To: L98Fiero

I see the "Religion of Peace" acolytes have finally shown up.


21 posted on 01/26/2007 7:23:47 AM PST by EnochPowellWasRight
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To: Dark Skies
Brigitte Gabriel was born in 1965 in Lebanon to a Maronite Christian family.

During the Lebanese Civil War Muslim militants launched an assault on a Lebanese military base near Gabriel's house and bombed her home, collapsing it. Brigitte's mother was severely injured and spent 2 1/2 months in an Israeli hospital recovering.

Gabriel and her parents were forced to live in a 8x10 bomb shelter underground for several years with no heat, running water and little food. To get water she claims to have crawled underground to a spring in a ditch. Before they left they said prayers, because they did not know if they would come back alive.

In 1978, when she was 13, a man warned Brigitte’s family that Islamic militants were coming and the Christians are in danger. On that day she dressed in burial clothes in preparation.

In 1978 a man warned her of an impending attack by Islamic militias. Her life was saved that night when Israelis invaded Lebanon in Operation Litani. Later, her mother became ill and was taken to an Israeli hospital where Brigitte noted the humanity of the Israelis in contrast to the propaganda she had viewed as a child.

22 posted on 01/26/2007 7:25:53 AM PST by radar101 (LIBERALS = Hypocrisy and Fantasy)
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To: Dark Skies
Ellison's supporters were chanting "Allah Akbar," the same expression uttered by 9/11 hijackers as they crashed planes into the World Trade Center;

The same expression that was being chanted by Palestinians in the streets of Israel as they celebrated immediately after the 9/11 mass murder (while mullahs were handing out candy to the kids - very festive);

The same expression hooded terrorists chanted as they beheaded innocent Americans;

Chanted by hangmen as they hang dissenters in Iran;

Chanted by suicide bombers with kaffeyahs wrapped around their necks as they detonate their explosive vests in crowded restaurants or on a bus;

Chanted by crowds as they dragged the charred bodies of American soldiers through the strets of Mogadishu...

and on and on...

"After reading a statement, the men were seen pulling the man [Nick Berg, an American civilian] to his side and putting a large knife to his neck. A scream sounded as the men cut his head off, shouting "Allahu Akbar!" "God is great." They then held the head out before the camera."

"Video Seems to Show Beheading of American: Video Posted on Islamic Militant Web Site Appears to Show Beheading of American Civilian in Iraq" The Associated Press
http://www.abcnews.go.com/wire/World/ap20040511_1046.html?CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312

23 posted on 01/26/2007 7:29:19 AM PST by XR7
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To: Dark Skies
That woman is a true warrior who is always on the front lines. I sincerely admire her devotion.

BUMP!
24 posted on 01/26/2007 7:29:54 AM PST by bayouranger (The 1st victim of islam is the person who practices the lie.)
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To: radar101
Thx. I remembered that she was a Lebanese Christian after I posted the article.
25 posted on 01/26/2007 7:30:38 AM PST by Dark Skies ("He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that" ... John Stuart Mill)
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To: EnochPowellWasRight

"I see the "Religion of Peace" acolytes have finally shown up."

No, just sane people you freakin' kook.


26 posted on 01/26/2007 7:30:45 AM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: L98Fiero
"No, just sane people you freakin' kook."

So, you define "sanity" as ignoring the world around you.

I define that as "foolish". Perhaps "mind-numbingly dumb". "Idiotic". "Blind". "Ignorant". "Stupid". "Moronic".

Did I leave anything out? Your ignorance is no virtue, L98Fiero. An

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27 posted on 01/26/2007 7:35:04 AM PST by EnochPowellWasRight
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To: Dark Skies
I've yet to post on the Indonesian reaction but will be doing so very soon.

The author is in many ways correct.

Muslims will view Obama's election as a victory.

28 posted on 01/26/2007 7:36:16 AM PST by expatguy (http://laotze.blogspot.com/)
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To: expatguy

I have directed many to your blog. Keep up the excellent work.


29 posted on 01/26/2007 7:40:35 AM PST by Dark Skies ("He who knows only his own side of the case knows little of that" ... John Stuart Mill)
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To: SkyPilot
My dear friend,

"If this country will not stand for our Judeo-Christian values, then evil will fill the vacuum."

That is a priceless FACT.
30 posted on 01/26/2007 7:43:52 AM PST by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God) .)
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To: EnochPowellWasRight

"So, you define "sanity" as ignoring the world around you."

I define sanity as not chasing my own ass around in a circle like brain-dead morons like you who try to paint Obama as a muslim. He's not a muslim and when you people try to make it look like he is, you expose yourselves as tiny little, limited mental capacity excuses for people you are.

We have FACTS and hard proof of his close relationship to a socialist, racist church but NO, you've got to chase some imaginary pipe-dream you have that Obama is a muslim, making yourselves out to be exactly what your critics claim you are. Moronic bigots.


31 posted on 01/26/2007 7:48:39 AM PST by L98Fiero (A fool who'll waste his life, God rest his guts.)
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To: antiRepublicrat

The striking thing is they haven't denounced him as an aposate, meaing he's probably the worst thing of all, a sleeper agent.


32 posted on 01/26/2007 7:55:55 AM PST by libstripper
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To: SkyPilot
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33 posted on 01/26/2007 8:13:47 AM PST by magslinger (I am NOT running for President, nor have I formed an exploratory committee)
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To: magslinger
Very good!

By the way, I LOVE this picture. I posted it on a story about US Media job cuts up 88%.


34 posted on 01/26/2007 8:21:07 AM PST by SkyPilot
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To: Dark Skies

35 posted on 01/26/2007 9:50:59 AM PST by Gritty (It's never a good idea to put reality up for grabs. There may come a time when you need it.-Mk Steyn)
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To: SkyPilot

Thanks, I just saved that. I'm a little busy today, but I think I can use that.


36 posted on 01/26/2007 10:17:01 AM PST by magslinger (I am NOT running for President, nor have I formed an exploratory committee)
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To: L98Fiero
"I define sanity as not chasing my own ass around in a circle like brain-dead morons like you who try to paint Obama as a muslim."

He apparently considered himself one at one time:

http://www.debbieschlussel.com/archives/2007/01/obama_debunking.html

"He's not a muslim and when you people try to make it look like he is, you expose yourselves as tiny little, limited mental capacity excuses for people you are. "

Actually, you've exposed yourself to that charge quite handily. You are a fool. An angry fool. Perhaps you're attempting to compensate for your academic and otherwise intellectual shortcomings?

"Moronic bigots."

Ah, I see you're one of those people who thinks Islam is harmless. In short, you're either ignorant or a fool. A blind fool. It is perfectly rational to question a Muslim's motives or question this man's background.
37 posted on 01/26/2007 6:50:18 PM PST by EnochPowellWasRight
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To: libstripper
"The striking thing is they haven't denounced him as an aposate, meaing he's probably the worst thing of all, a sleeper agent."

It's perfectly allowable for a Muslim to lie to the Kafir.
38 posted on 01/26/2007 6:51:08 PM PST by EnochPowellWasRight
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To: Dark Skies

Obumpa bam


39 posted on 01/26/2007 8:10:09 PM PST by Dajjal (See my FR homepage for new essay about Ahmadinejad.)
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