Skip to comments.MAS' Esam Omeish Seeks Virginia Office
Posted on 05/01/2009 4:45:03 PM PDT by Cindy
MAS' Esam Omeish Seeks Virginia Office
Campaign Mum on MAS Ties, Radical Omeish Speeches
May 1, 2009
The last time the public got a good look at Esam Omeish, he was resigning from a Virginia immigration panel, claiming that the posting of videos showing him praising Palestinians who chose "the jihad way" to liberate their land was part of a smear campaign against him.
Now Omeish is diving into the deep end of smear campaigns, offering himself as a candidate for a partisan legislative seat in Northern Virginia. Omeish is among four Democrats vying to win their party's nomination in District 35 in the Virginia House of Delegates.
According to his campaign website, Omeish would focus on health care, traffic congestion and education if sent to Richmond. The site emphasizes his Northern Virginia roots and his medical career. It borrows themes from Barack Obama's presidential campaign, including a logo emphasizing the letter "O" from his last name. Like Obama, Omeish also calls himself "a community organizer," who "has served on the board of a number of non-profit organizations."
Omeish actually ran a national religious organization, yet there's not one reference to the Muslim American Society (MAS) or his role as president anywhere on the campaign site. Neither is there any mention of Omeish's 2007 appointment by Gov. Tim Kaine to the Virginia Commission on Immigration.
Omeish no longer is listed as president on the MAS website, although it is not clear when his term may have ended or who succeeded him. MAS was founded by members of the Muslim Brotherhood, an 80-year-old Egyptian religious/political movement that seeks to make Islamic law, or Shariah, the controlling basis for society.
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Esam Omeish in front of the Israeli Embassy
(INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org) via YouTube.com ^ | September 27, 2007 | n/a
Posted on April 29, 2009 5:12:07 PM PDT by Cindy
“Esam Omeish in front of the Israeli Embassy”
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InvestigativeProject September 27, 2007
Esam Omeish, current President of the Muslim American Society, spoke at a rally in front of the Israeli Embassy on October 6, 2000. Category: News & Politics
Esam Omeish, Jerusalem Day Rally, 12-22-2000, Full Speech
INVESTIGATIVE PROJECT.org (via YouTube.com) ^ | September 28, 2007 | n/a
Posted on April 29, 2009 3:04:45 PM PDT by Cindy
“Esam Omeish, Jerusalem Day Rally, 12-22-2000, Full Speech”
InvestigativeProject September 28, 2007 Dr. Omeish’s full speech Category: News & Politics
“Clinton Call on Obama’s Speech Includes Jihad Advocate”
June 4, 2009
*MAS : The MAS, which has been named as being part of the DALLAS/FORT WORTH TERRORIST NETWORK, was founded via individuals associated with the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). In a news report put out by Indianapoliss WTHR 13, counter-terrorism expert, Steven Emerson, is quoted as saying, ISNA has sponsored extremists, racists, people who call for Jihad against the United States. And the report itself stated, We found about a dozen charities, organizations or individuals under federal scrutiny for possible ties to terrorism that are linked in some way to ISNA ties sources tell us have also placed ISNA under the federal microscope. ISNA has provided convention booth space and helped raise money for a number of Islamic charities later linked to terrorism by the federal government . -—— “Conversations with a Terrorist,” by Joe Kaufman, FrontPageMagazine.com, 6/08/04
Sounds like the “O”s campaign.
(snip)...Closely linked to MAS is the Muslim American Society Freedom Foundation, whose Executive Director is Mahdi Bray, a former Students for a Democratic Society activist now affiliated with International ANSWER, an anti-war front group for the Communist World Workers Party. “Our mission,” Bray has written, “is to build an integrated empowerment process for the American Muslim community.” Toward this end, Bray and MAS have been involved in a voter-registration drive and an effort to train 1,000 “activists” in the “skills necessary for effective activism.” ...
———— “MUSLIM AMERICAN SOCIETY (MAS),” www.DiscoverTheNetwork.org, Date: 10/23/2007 7:41:02 PM
You’re welcome and thank you for updating this thread piasa.