Skip to comments.Former Muslim concerned about Obama's Muslim heritage (Brigitte Gabriel alert!)
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.
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."
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.
and 15 years an apostate Muslim.
..great JQA quote--he was truly a great man...
I think his being an apostate would be secondary to what he could do for them.
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.
I have read that thread about his church. I think Obama is going to be DOA when people find out who he is.
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.
I have always found her to be credible, but when was she a Muslim? I thought that she was a Lebanese Christian.
That was my recollection also.
I thought that Brigitte Gabriel was a Lebanese Christian who grew up among Muslims.
"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".
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DOESN'T THAT SOUND LIKE DEMOCRATS?
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