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American Al Qaeda Leader To Bush: 'We Will Be Waiting For You'
ABC News ^ | 6 Jan 08 | MADELEINE SAUER

Posted on 01/06/2008 3:50:47 PM PST by SkyPilot

American Al Qaeda Leader To Bush: 'We Will Be Waiting For You'

Native Californian Al Qaeda Leader Makes Threats Against Bush Middle East Visit

Adam Gadahn, as he appears in a new al Qaeda video. (ABC News)

American Al Qaeda leader Adam Gadahn told his followers to welcome Bush "with bombs and traps" upon his upcoming visit to the Middle East this week.

"The occupied territories are awaiting their first visit by the crusader Bush and the mujahideen are also waiting for him," said Gadahn, a California native and now an Al Qaeda spokesman.

Gadahn is the star of the latest al Qaeda propaganda video to be posted online by the group's media wing, As Sahab.

In his newest dramatic gesture, Gadahn tore up his U.S. passport in protest of the imprisonment of fellow al Qaeda followers Abu Zubaydah, John Walker Lindh and Sheikh Omar Abdul Rahman.

"I don't need it to travel anyway," he said afterwards.

Gadahn made reference to November's Annapolis conference of Middle Eastern leaders, saying it was a gathering of Bush's "loyal puppets." He said the United States has been "unmistakably defeated" in Iraq in Afghanistan and has lost the battle for hearts and minds "in spectacular fashion."

"They're about to hand the whole mess over to local proxies who, if they haven't already, shall soon rue the day they sold their souls and religion to the American devil," Gadahn said.

Gadahn also made reference to Pakistan, but didn't mention the assassination of opposition leader Benazir Bhutto, indicating the video may have been made before her death. Rather, he said Al Qaeda "continues to strike the ruling regime" there as it fights against President Pervez Musharraf's "farce of elections."

Gadahn, who is under federal indictment for treason, is believed to be hiding in Pakistan. He left Orange County, Calif., almost 10 years ago for Pakistan and has been a regular feature in al Qaeda videos, at first wearing a mask, but he has been appearing unveiled for more than a year now. He often threatens to continue to target the United States at home and abroad.

Despite his rejection of U.S. citizenship, Gadahn made reference to the mortgage crisis in the United States, saying that it was triggered by right-wing fanatics trying to usher in the "end days."


TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; Front Page News; Israel; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: absenteedemvoter; adamgadahn; adampearlman; alqaeda; binladencatamite; bushvisit; deaththreats; democrat; droolingidiot; enddays; gadahn; jihadinamerica; mentalmidget; middleeast; mortgagecrisis; nexttarget; orangecocell; orangecountycell; pearlman; retardedpunk; traitor; wanker
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1 posted on 01/06/2008 3:50:52 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

It would be fun to set them up with a false itinerary.


2 posted on 01/06/2008 3:51:54 PM PST by Gondring (I'll give up my right to die when hell freezes over my dead body!)
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Sooo? What's the problem?

3 posted on 01/06/2008 3:52:19 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Is he wearing a tin foil hat? It looks like one.


4 posted on 01/06/2008 3:53:15 PM PST by BGHater (If Guns Cause Crime Then Matches Cause Arson?)
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To: SkyPilot
I guess this camel-fornicator doesn't realize that if they do manage to take out the President, then that leaves them with...

"Deadeye" Dick Cheney!

Full Disclosure: Why is this asshat wearing a Pizza Hut tablecloth on his head, anyway?

5 posted on 01/06/2008 3:54:42 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: SkyPilot

His parents must be so proud.

HOMESCHOOL, NOW!


6 posted on 01/06/2008 3:55:15 PM PST by gidget7 ( Vote for the Arsenal of Democracy, because America RUNS on Duncan!)
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To: SkyPilot

Somebody drop a bomb on that guy already.


7 posted on 01/06/2008 3:55:34 PM PST by wastedyears (This is my BOOMSTICK)
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To: SkyPilot

WILL THE MOSSAD POOOOOOO-LEEEEZE DO AN EICHMANN ON THIS TURD??????


8 posted on 01/06/2008 3:56:21 PM PST by SandRat (Duty, Honor, Country. What else needs to be said?)
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To: SkyPilot

He also said something about Woody Allen, but I couldn’t quite catch what he said....lol (REALLY)


9 posted on 01/06/2008 3:56:34 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: grey_whiskers

To hide his tinfoil hat?


10 posted on 01/06/2008 3:56:56 PM PST by SolidWood (Al Gore: "I have never heard of this, but I think it is a very good idea,")
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To: SkyPilot
Thanks for tearing up your passport, Schmuck; it was taking us too long to do it for you through bureaucratic channels.

Didn't "Osama" in his last "audio" wax poetic about the USA mortgage crisis? It probably troubles all serious Al Qaeda leaders. Methinks it be little Adam behind the Osama mask at this point. How long will our CIA audio experts have to keep pretending Osama is still alive, and "authenticating" his audiotapes?

11 posted on 01/06/2008 3:57:42 PM PST by Yaelle (If Fred loses it's our loss. Not his.)
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To: SkyPilot

Bet ya he voted ‘Rat in his past!


12 posted on 01/06/2008 3:58:32 PM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: rightwingextremist1776

His parents where California Liberals herding goats (no kidding!)!


13 posted on 01/06/2008 4:01:02 PM PST by SolidWood (Al Gore: "I have never heard of this, but I think it is a very good idea,")
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To: penelopesire
He also said something about Woody Allen, but I couldn’t quite catch what he said....lol (REALLY)

He said he has a woody for Allah......

14 posted on 01/06/2008 4:01:40 PM PST by rightwingextremist1776
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To: SkyPilot
Gadahn is one of those people I would want ten minutes with in a locked room with a signed statement forgiving any violation of law. :->
15 posted on 01/06/2008 4:03:50 PM PST by mnehring
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To: rightwingextremist1776

Great call!!


16 posted on 01/06/2008 4:04:55 PM PST by mortal19440
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To: Yaelle

“Thanks for tearing up your passport, Schmuck; it was taking us too long to do it for you through bureaucratic channels.”

I am reasonably sure that, like John Kerry, he tore up someone else’s passport, just in case things get HOT in Pakistan and he has to move.

Remember, it is OK for them to LIE to the dhimmi’s.


17 posted on 01/06/2008 4:09:13 PM PST by UCANSEE2 (Just saying what 'they' won't.)
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To: mnehrling

Ever notice how pudgy these Islamist `leaders’ get?

Zarqawi, Mookie, Nasrallah, Gadahn, Khalid Sheets Mohammed, all look like the U.S. Zionist Infidel Menace didn’t cost them too many meals at all.

Anyway, somebody please do him like Zarqawi, where infidels get to watch him die, and he knows it.


18 posted on 01/06/2008 4:11:00 PM PST by elcid1970
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To: SkyPilot
Go ahead- make my day.


19 posted on 01/06/2008 4:13:26 PM PST by zeebee
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To: mnehrling

I’d trade some prison time for the chance to beat the snot out of this little pr*ck.

Of course, there isn’t a jury outside of SF bay that would convict anyone dealing with little Adam Pearlman.


20 posted on 01/06/2008 4:17:22 PM PST by MediaMole
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To: SkyPilot
Big mistake on their part. They would have Cheney to deal with for a year and it could be really ugly for them...
21 posted on 01/06/2008 4:18:05 PM PST by tips up
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To: gidget7

Evidently the islamic dork was home-schooled in California by rather unconventional sorts. There was something on Freerepublic about him at another time that touches on that, among other things. See http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1264801/posts


22 posted on 01/06/2008 4:18:12 PM PST by mathurine
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To: SkyPilot
It is a shame that even eventually he will be captured, he will not be executed and his trial will take at least 10 years. This is the essence of our own Western corruption and fighting the WOT with one hand tied behind our backs. And punks like that little California puke full know it.

Thanks ACLU.

23 posted on 01/06/2008 4:21:17 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Your FR Pledge: Bookmark It Today! "I Won't Support Mitt/Rudy/McCain/Huckster in General Election")
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To: SkyPilot
I don't have to listen to a traitor telling me how evil this country is. A traitor should be killed at first opportunity without trial - being more dangerous alive than dead. May Adam Gadahn rot in hell, the bastard.

"Show me just what Mohammed brought that was new, and there you will find things only evil and inhuman, such as his command to spread by the sword the faith he preached." - Manuel II Palelologus

24 posted on 01/06/2008 4:21:49 PM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: SkyPilot

Aren’t many people I’d like to see caught, but Adam Gadamn is one of them.


25 posted on 01/06/2008 4:22:34 PM PST by RightWhale (Dean Koonz is good, but my favorite authors are Dun and Bradstreet)
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To: SkyPilot
Find him, summarily judge him and hang him in a town square until, he's dead, dead , DEAD!

Put it on line let them all see it, let everyone see it.

26 posted on 01/06/2008 4:22:48 PM PST by Kakaze (Exterminate Islamofacism and apologize for nothing.....except not doing it sooner!)
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To: SkyPilot
It is a shame that even eventually he will be captured, he will not be executed and his trial will take at least 10 years. This is the essence of our own Western corruption and fighting the WOT with one hand tied behind our backs. And punks like that little California puke full know it.

Thanks ACLU.

27 posted on 01/06/2008 4:24:20 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Your FR Pledge: Bookmark It Today! "I Won't Support Mitt/Rudy/McCain/Huckster in General Election")
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Background and childhood

Gadahn’s Jewish paternal grandfather, Carl Pearlman, was a prominent surgeon and on the Board of Directors of the Anti-Defamation League; his paternal grandmother, Agnes Branch, was an editor for The Chronicle Christian Newspaper.[6]

Gadahan’s father, originally Phil Pearlman, grew up in Orange County, California. He was involved in the counterculture movement at the University of California at Irvine, and before Adam’s birth became a self-styled religious Christian. He and his wife Jennifer changed their name to Gadahan, after the Biblical warrior Gid’on or Gideon[1].

Gadahn was born in Oregon and raised and homeschooled through high school by his parents on an isolated farm in Southern California where they raised goats.[1] He played Little League baseball and participated in Christian homeschool support groups. As an adolescent he became very involved in the Death metal community, making contact with fans and musicians through alternative magazines. During the summer of 1993, he formed his own one-man band called Aphasia[1]. Gadahn contributed music reviews and artwork to a zine called Xenocide.

In 1995, at age 16, Gadahn moved in with his grandparents in Santa Ana, California, where he worked in a computer store and explored the Internet.

Conversion to Islam

While living with his grandparents, Gadahn described himself as having a “yawning emptiness”, and he sought ways “to fill that void.” He explored Christianity on the Internet, radio, and locally, but later said that he found evangelical Christianity’s “apocalyptic ramblings” to be “paranoid” and hollow. [1]

In 1995, at age 17, Gadahn began studying Islam at the Islamic Society of Orange County. Members of Gadahn’s study group were young fundamentalists who “targeted the mosque’s chairman, Hitham ‘Danny’ Bundakji,” whom they referred to as `Danny the Jew,` for his practice of “wearing Western clothes and being overly friendly with Jews.” [8]

Gadahn converted to Islam later that year, and shortly thereafter posted an essay to the USC website describing his conversion, entitled “Becoming a Muslim.”[9]

According to his parents, Adam was arrested and convicted of assaulting his former mentor Haitham Bundakji in May 1997, he served two days in jail, but his failure to do 40 hours of community services leaves a warrant for his arrest active.[10]

Move to Pakistan

Gadahn moved to Pakistan in 1998, where he married an Afghan refugee and maintained intermittent contact with his family.[11]

In Pakistan during 2003, Adam was asked by Khalid Sheikh Mohammed to participate in a suicide attack in Maryland, but Adam decided against it citing “he had recently married and his wife was pregnant.”[12] However, a CIA official added that: “Gadahn participated in a number of “face-to-face brainstorming sessions” with Mohammed.”[13]


28 posted on 01/06/2008 4:26:12 PM PST by kcvl
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To: SkyPilot

Gadahn warned

“...your failure to heed our demands and the demands of reason means that you and your people will - Allah willing - experience things which will make you forget all about the horrors of September 11th, Afghanistan and Iraq and Virginia Tech”.[23]


29 posted on 01/06/2008 4:27:03 PM PST by kcvl
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To: SkyPilot
It'll be a great day when this fat, hairy little Muzzie mutant spawned by the Land Of Fruits And Nuts is shown in media photos as being rendered into several piles of greasy meat, courtesy of the airborne ordinance we were able to deliver to his hovel.


30 posted on 01/06/2008 4:28:10 PM PST by Viking2002 (Waterboarding the Left every chance I get.)
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To: gidget7

A pro choice endorsement if ever there were one.


31 posted on 01/06/2008 4:29:05 PM PST by Postman
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Mostly, though, Gadahn sounds angry. In 2005, with his head wrapped in a black turban and his face covered with a black veil, he warned, “We love nothing better than the heat of battle, the echo of explosions, and slitting the throats of the infidels.” Last July, while discussing civilian casualties in Iraq, he said, “It’s hard to imagine that any compassionate person could see pictures, just pictures, of what the Crusaders did to those children, and not want to go on a shooting spree at the Marines’ housing facilities at Camp Pendleton.” In a feature-length Al Qaeda documentary that was released on the Internet on September 11, 2006, Gadahn referred to the United States as “enemy soil,” and celebrated the September 11th hijackers as “dedicated, strong-willed, highly motivated individuals.”


32 posted on 01/06/2008 4:29:12 PM PST by kcvl
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To: SkyPilot

Too many wedgies made this pu$$y turn. Azzam, email me and I will give you my address. I would love to meet you in person.


33 posted on 01/06/2008 4:29:19 PM PST by Soliton
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To: SkyPilot

Michael Moore’s brother?


34 posted on 01/06/2008 4:31:03 PM PST by mplsconservative
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To: SkyPilot

“Time is running out,” Gadahn said, waving an arm up and down. “So make the right choice before it’s too late and you meet the dismal fate of thousands before you.”

Gadahn may be the first Al Qaeda operative to lace a religious threat with a reference to Monopoly. (“If you die as an unbeliever in battle against the Muslims, you’re going straight to hell, without passing Go.”) Or to adopt the bluster of a barroom pundit. (“Whoever takes over for Bush probably won’t have the guts to bring the troops home.”)


35 posted on 01/06/2008 4:31:08 PM PST by kcvl
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To: rightwingextremist1776

You guys are hysterical....LOL


36 posted on 01/06/2008 4:34:49 PM PST by penelopesire ("The only CHANGE you will get with the Democrats is the CHANGE left in your pocket")
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To: SkyPilot
Please would someone just kill this annoying little putz gnat...
37 posted on 01/06/2008 4:35:21 PM PST by AmericaUnited
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To: SkyPilot

Adam Gadahn’s grandfather was a popular, good-natured urologist who loved golf and the violin. He taught his children to respect art, nature and religion.

Adam Gadahn’s father rebelled against his father’s way of life. He changed his name and moved from a life of privilege in Orange County to a sparse goat farm in Riverside.

Gadahn was fresh off the goat farm and living back at his grand- father’s Floral Park home in the mid-1990s when he found Islam and soon after joined a cell of fundamentalists.

http://tinyurl.com/2bulnc


38 posted on 01/06/2008 4:37:19 PM PST by kcvl
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To: elcid1970
Ever notice how pudgy these Islamist `leaders’ get?

They eat quite well.

You should have seen the pudgy Arab muslims at the buffet lines in Saudi, Bahrain, and the UAE!

Best to keep your hands and feet away from their mouths.


39 posted on 01/06/2008 4:39:33 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot

Take two uber-leftists, have a kid, and here’s what you get.


40 posted on 01/06/2008 4:39:34 PM PST by Signalman
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To: mathurine
Holy cow!

Adam Gadahn was born Adam Pearlman in Orange County. His father, acclaimed ’60s underground psychedelic musician Phil Pearlman, was the one who chose the name Gadahn. Phil Pearlman founded the West Coast group Beat of the Earth, a band often compared by critics to their East Coast counterpart, the Velvet Underground. Though this part of the story might have caused a few in middle America to pause, Californians are accustomed to living with leftover ’60s culture, from the Heal the Bay movement to the Krishna festivals on Venice Beach. So it’s not strange that a gifted ’60s counterculture hero, the son of a Jewish urologist and a Christian housewife, would change his name to Gadahn shortly after getting married because (according to a former band mate) they wanted a name that “meant nothing.” Also not strange was that they moved to a farm in rural Riverside County and took up the profession of raising and “humanely” slaughtering goats for market. Equally not strange is that Adam and his siblings were home-schooled and raised without running water and electricity. Eccentric, West Coast, out there in “la la land,” but not strange.

41 posted on 01/06/2008 4:40:48 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: kcvl
Soooooo......how do these Jew hating Muslims feel about him being half Jewish?

I wonder if they even know?

42 posted on 01/06/2008 4:41:50 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: kcvl

said that he found evangelical Christianity’s “apocalyptic ramblings” to be “paranoid” and hollow.


And he liked it so much he looked for something even more paranoid and hollow!


43 posted on 01/06/2008 4:43:03 PM PST by Grizzled Bear ("Does not play well with others.")
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To: BGHater

Yep - looks like a tin foil hat.

Oh, he looks real healthy, don’t he?!?!


44 posted on 01/06/2008 4:43:41 PM PST by LiveFreeOrDie2001 (Check out ---->> www.eaglebrookchurch.com <<----)
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To: SkyPilot

Mummy and Daddy must be so proud of their creep of a son.


45 posted on 01/06/2008 4:43:57 PM PST by kalee (The offenses we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we write in marble. JHuett)
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To: SkyPilot

Does this guy’s family still live in the USA?


46 posted on 01/06/2008 4:44:40 PM PST by FightThePower! (Fight the powers that be!)
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To: rightwingextremist1776
He said he has a woody for Allah......

Bwaahaahaa!!!MPThat's too funny!!!

47 posted on 01/06/2008 4:47:12 PM PST by airborne (Proud to be a conservative! Proud to support Duncan Hunter for President!)
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To: FightThePower!

I think so.


48 posted on 01/06/2008 4:49:58 PM PST by SkyPilot
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To: SkyPilot
I don´t know, a guy wearing a man dress just donñt scare me. Hope when they finally get their hands on this pig he disappears and bad things happen to him.
49 posted on 01/06/2008 4:50:36 PM PST by Americanexpat
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To: SkyPilot
Send in the body doubles.


50 posted on 01/06/2008 4:52:43 PM PST by Albion Wilde ("Whatever enables us to go to war, secures our peace." —Thomas Jefferson)
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