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.
I see the "Religion of Peace" acolytes have finally shown up.
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 Brigittes 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.
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
"I see the "Religion of Peace" acolytes have finally shown up."
No, just sane people you freakin' kook.
The author is in many ways correct.
Muslims will view Obama's election as a victory.
I have directed many to your blog. Keep up the excellent work.
"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.
The striking thing is they haven't denounced him as an aposate, meaing he's probably the worst thing of all, a sleeper agent.
By the way, I LOVE this picture. I posted it on a story about US Media job cuts up 88%.
Thanks, I just saved that. I'm a little busy today, but I think I can use that.