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Kagan: Shill for Shariah?
Big Government ^ | May 19th 2010 | Frank Gaffney

Posted on 05/20/2010 2:06:36 PM PDT by rmlew

Newt Gingrich is among those who have noted a serious chink in the protective armor the Obama administration and Elena Kagan’s other defenders have tried to throw up around her Supreme Court nomination. The vulnerability has taken on increased importance insofar as it involves one of the few concrete positions or actions taken by the nominee in a long career almost completely bereft of written or spoken positions that shed light on her judgment and potential judicial philosophy.

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It turns out that, at the very moment Ms. Kagan was pushing aggressively to remove military recruiters from the Harvard Law School campus during her tenure as its dean, she was very supportive of having what amounted to Saudi recruiters ensconced there for the purpose of enlisting some of the nation’s finest young lawyers to work for the industry known as Shariah-Compliant Finance (SCF).

The first insight this record suggests is that Ms. Kagan’s true motivation in barring the armed forces was, indeed, an animus towards the military, rather than concern about its supposed mistreatment of homosexuals. After all, the theo-political-military-legal code that authoritative Islam calls “Shariah” and that is the law of the land in Saudi Arabia is infinitely more homophobic than the Pentagon’s efforts to enforce the U.S. statute that prohibits avowed gays and lesbians from serving in uniform. The former requires the murder of homosexuals; the latter simply kept them out of the ranks.

Ms. Kagan’s troubling tolerance of Shariah would, of course, have vastly more far-reaching implications should she reach the Supreme Court. Consider several examples of her direct and indirect role in its insinuation into key U.S. institutions – several of which could be matters upon which the Court may have to rule:

Thanks to millions of dollars gifted by an aggressive promoter of the so-called “civilizational jihad” espoused by the Shariah-adherent Muslim Brotherhood, Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, and other Saudi sources, Harvard University is now a major beachhead of Shariah in America. In particular, under Dean Kagan, the law school opened an Islamic Finance Project (a less-transparent euphemism for Shariah-Compliant Finance). The Project’s personnel have been aggressive promoters of SCF, particularly in the aftermath of the economic meltdown in the Fall of 2008, which was portrayed by the industry as proof of the inherent corruption of capitalism and the need for a more virtuous, “ethical” form of finance, namely that “required” by Shariah.

The first clue that something is wrong with Shariah-Compliant Finance is the first word: SCF is a creation of the Muslim Brotherhood dating to the 1940’s as a means of legitimating and advancing Shariah’s stated objective: this barbaric, totalitarian doctrine’s domination of the Muslim community world-wide and, ultimately, all non-Muslim populations, as well.

What makes a given investment or transaction Shariah-compliant is not, in the final analysis, whether it involves interest, pork, gambling, tobacco, alcohol, pornography or Western defense. To be sure, those are all considered haram (or “impure”) and are to be eschewed by adherents to Shariah. No, ultimately, the compliance of a given financial activity with Shariah is a function of whether one or more recognized Shariah authorities say it is halal (“pure”).

This reality accords enormous influence in the SCF industry to such authorities. Aspiring practitioners of the trade at Harvard Law and elsewhere are, therefore, impressed that they must recruit and rely upon prominent Islamic scholars revered for the latters’ knowledge and practice of Shariah.

Unfortunately, every one of such individuals embraces not only the supremacy of authoritative Islam’s Shariah. Without exception, they aspire to its ultimate objective: a global theocracy in which a ruler (the “Caliph”) governs in accordance with Shariah.

Thus, the coterie of Shariah authorities now employed by most of the Western world’s financial institutions – including many in the United States – unfailingly champion a seditious program that has at its core the overthrow of the alternative legal systems like the U.S. Constitution and the government it empowers.

One of the most prominent of these authorities is Sheikh Yusef al-Qaradawi who sits on numerous SCF advisory boards and those of Persian Gulf sovereign wealth funds. He also has his own television program on Al Jazeera, which he uses week after week to inveigh about and call for violence against infidels, the United States, Israel, apostates and, yes, homosexuals. Interestingly, Qaradawi has called zakat, the Muslim charitable donation required by SCF, a form of “financial jihad.”

It is alarming Ms. Kagan has appeared so indifferent to the ominous, if lucrative, use of her campus to legitimate and facilitate the penetration of the academy and, as we shall see, other institutions by Shariah’s insidious, anti-constitutional agenda and its adherents. In fact, under a neglected part of the U.S. code, such conduct could constitute a felony offense known as “misprision of treason” – inaction (not to say complicity) in the face of seditious activity.

While the prospect that such conduct might be a matter for judicial review, including by the Supreme Court, may seem unlikely at the moment, don’t be so sure. It is not unreasonable to expect that – in the event of the sort of devastating attack on this country that the intelligence community says is certainly being prepared by Shariah-adherent jihadists (oops, by “violent extremists”) – there will be investigations and perhaps criminal prosecutions of those who were, however tangentially, involved in promoting Shariah in this country.

As it happens, Ms. Kagan’s Islamic Finance Project has also played an important role in the infiltration of Shariah’s promoters within the U.S. government. On November 6 2008, Harvard Business School professor Samuel L. Hays III conducted a day-long “seminar for the policy community” entitled “Islamic Finance 101. Hayes was a founding member of Harvard’s Islamic Finance Project Advisory Board. Roughly sixty officials were encouraged to embrace the merits of Shariah-Compliant Finance from the standpoint of its ethical and strategic virtues – the latter primarily being an opportunity to recycle petrodollars from OPEC back to Western capital markets.

The host of this Kagan program-enabled “seminar” was Assistant Treasury Secretary Neal Kashkari, who used the occasion to express his own enthusiasm for Shariah-Compliant Finance. At the time, Mr. Kashkari had his hand on the spigot of the $700 billion Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP). The message was not lost on either his colleagues in government or on the financial sector: At a time when the viability of major banks and investing institutions depended on Secretary Kashkari’s favor, getting with the SCF program could only be a plus.

Another momentous development during that tempestuous Fall was the federal government’s acquisition of nearly 80% of AIG. It turns out that the giant insurance conglomerate is also the world’s largest purveyor of Shariah-Compliant financial products. That’s right: The U.S. taxpayer now owns the biggest commerial promoter of Shariah on the planet.

The Supreme Court may soon have an opportunity to consider whether such government involvement in promoting a religion violates the Constitution’s establishment clause separating church (or mosque) and state. A federal lawsuit now pending in the Eastern District of Michigan that asserts the unconstitutionality of this arrangement seems like an open-and-shut case. Do we really want Elena Kagan casting a vote on the question?

President Obama clearly thought that it would be advantageous to nominate someone to the Supreme Court with a record nearly as thin as was his own prior to winning the presidency. Fortunately, the foregoing record makes plain that the U.S. Senate has more to go on in evaluating Elena Kagan – at least with respect to her judgment and fitness to serve on a court that may be the last best hope to preserve the Constitution in the face of Shariah’s civilizational jihad. The nominee’s hearings afford an opportunity not only to make such an evaluation, but to have a “teachable moment” about the extent to which that insidious, stealthy jihad has, with her help, penetrated America.


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Government; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: dhimmitude; elenakagan; harvard; kagan; kagan4resumefraud; kagan4sharia; may; resumefraud; sharia; ussc
This woman should not be in the US government, much less on the Supreme Court.
1 posted on 05/20/2010 2:06:36 PM PDT by rmlew
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To: SJackson; dennisw; Alouette

Please forward widely, especially to Jews who like this woman on the court because she’s “Jewish”. She’s not. She’s a lox-loving leftist lesbian.


2 posted on 05/20/2010 2:08:09 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just liberals who lie.)
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To: rmlew

Nor should BHO, Holder, et al.


3 posted on 05/20/2010 2:08:43 PM PDT by jazminerose
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To: rmlew

In countries where they actually have sharia law, they stone people like her to death. She’s not only an America-hating totalitarian, she’s stupid.


4 posted on 05/20/2010 2:10:50 PM PDT by denydenydeny (The welfare state turns us all into zoo animals, mouths open, waiting for the next feeding.)
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To: rmlew

the enemies within, continues to grow.


5 posted on 05/20/2010 2:13:59 PM PDT by crosshairs
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To: rmlew
“It turns out that, at the very moment Ms. Kagan was pushing aggressively to remove military recruiters from the Harvard Law School campus during her tenure as its dean, she was very supportive of having what amounted to Saudi recruiters ensconced there for the purpose of enlisting some of the nation’s finest young lawyers to work for the industry known as Shariah-Compliant Finance (SCF).”

Too many ODD coincidences with the company Obama keeps.

Here's another, LOW KEY, odd coincidence:

Obama gets list of top Muslim Americans

Denver Post Wire Report

Posted: 03/27/2009 12:30:00 AM MDT

Updated: 03/27/2009 12:58:19 AM MDT
http://www.denverpost.com/search/ci_12006596

More here:

CHANGING OF THE GUARD

Obama seeks Muslims for White House posts 45 Ivy League grads, Fortune 500 execs,government officials submitted for look
-----------------------------------------------------------

Posted: March 28, 2009

11:55 pm Eastern
http://www.wnd.com/index.php?fa=PAGE.view&pageId=93251 I think we are being set up ... .

6 posted on 05/20/2010 2:16:46 PM PDT by nmh (Intelligent people recognize Intelligent Design (God).)
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To: AliVeritas; Fudd Fan; Just Lori

Of interest.. PING


7 posted on 05/20/2010 2:17:18 PM PDT by MagUSNRET
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To: rmlew
Why would this woman be a "shill" or even an advocate for a legal system that would sentence her to death, as it does for all homosexuals?

There are PLENTY of reasonable and well-grounded reasons to VEHEMENTLY oppose Kagan. This probably isn't one of them.

8 posted on 05/20/2010 2:21:18 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: rmlew

Have you ever seen the horrific, satanic details of Shariah Law? It’s a revelation of how Satanic Islam is.


9 posted on 05/20/2010 2:23:13 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: denydenydeny

America-hating totalitarian = stupid


10 posted on 05/20/2010 2:24:25 PM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: OldDeckHand

This might sound crazy, but the beast out of the land and the beast out of the sea have one thing in common: they serve the dragon in the battle against Christ.

Communists and Islamists have the same enemy: the freedom offered by Christ.

They will work together to try to destroy Christianity and all the results of Christianity in the world. And then they will devour each other.

Just watch.


11 posted on 05/20/2010 2:27:42 PM PDT by butterdezillion
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To: OldDeckHand
Old Arab proverb, "If you let a camel nose in your tent, it's body will soon follow and you will sleep outside".
Shariah-Compliant Finance is not the nose but the head, following oil money funding loans (remember the 1980s), and then Soveiregn Wealth funds.
They will control our corporations and our speech. A Saudi Prince is one of the largest investors in Fox. Do you wonder why they keep downplaying the role of normative Islam in terrorism? Kagan may only have been seeking more Saudi money for Harvard and promoting the anti-West death cult of Multiculturalism. That alone is enough.
12 posted on 05/20/2010 2:30:20 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just liberals who lie.)
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To: rmlew
"Do you wonder why they keep downplaying the role of normative Islam in terrorism? Kagan may only have been seeking more Saudi money for Harvard and promoting the anti-West death cult of Multiculturalism. That alone is enough. "

I'll meet you half-way. While I think it's possible Kagan might be arguing in the manner she did to remain faithful to her religion, multiculturalism, I don't think she has any desire or aspirations to see Sharia instituted here.

With respect to the absence of "Islam" or "Muslim" when this administration discusses terrorism, I think it's because Obama is a Muslim. I used to think he was too narcissistic to believe in anything - that he was an atheist - but, I'm starting to believe he might be a muzzie, from way back.

In any event, to successfully mount an effective campaign against Kagan, I think Republicans would be better served by focusing on more central arguments against her, and staying away from these more fringe or peripheral issues. The "Kagan is for Sharia law", is tough to make to a more moderate audience.

13 posted on 05/20/2010 2:36:08 PM PDT by OldDeckHand
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To: OldDeckHand

I’m not suggesting it should be for a general audience. i suggested it be forwarded to American Jews. My co-religionists may have a an IQ one standard deviation above the norm, but politically they act 2 deviations below it.


14 posted on 05/20/2010 2:38:16 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just liberals who lie.)
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To: rmlew
i suggested it be forwarded to American Jews.

Uhhh.. OK.

My co-religionists may have a an IQ one standard deviation above the norm

Might that play a role in your abysmal capitalization evidenced above?

Don't set yourself up as being brighter than others and then proceed to write like a retard.

Just a hint.

15 posted on 05/20/2010 3:09:30 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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To: humblegunner
Don't set yourself up as being brighter than others and then proceed to write like a retard.
A failure to properly capitalize says nothing about intelligence. Failure to proofread is a common error in the digital age.
16 posted on 05/20/2010 3:17:39 PM PDT by rmlew (There is no such thing as a Blue Dog Democrat; just liberals who lie.)
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To: rmlew
Failure to proofread is a common error in the digital age.

Yeah. You keep on failing there, "Chosen" guy.

17 posted on 05/20/2010 3:20:25 PM PDT by humblegunner (Pablo is very wily)
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18 posted on 05/20/2010 3:54:52 PM PDT by SJackson (Jerusalem will remain the capital of Israel and it must remain undivided, Barack Hussein Obama)
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bump!


19 posted on 05/20/2010 3:57:59 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: rmlew
That’s right: The U.S. taxpayer now owns the biggest commerial promoter of Shariah on the planet.

This is mind-blowing.

Just when I think that these people can't shock, or appall, or anger me more, they outdo themselves.

20 posted on 05/20/2010 4:11:00 PM PDT by EternalVigilance (There is no right to do wrong. Those who claim there is destroy the foundations of true liberty.)
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To: tutstar

read later


21 posted on 05/20/2010 7:41:02 PM PDT by tutstar (Baptist Ping List-freepmail me to be included or removed. <{{{><)
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To: Jim 0216
America-hating totalitarian = stupid

Stupid, American-hating totalitarian = ignorant.

A debased and determinedly Willful Ignorance = evil.

We know we cannot drink water from a poisoned well. So why would decent Leadership even consider 'lifting a glass' with this man. . . EVERY effort put forth by Obama must be resisted. It is not enough to shrug and say 'elections have consequences'or to imagine, an upside to Kagan per White House spin.

Being a 'poser' President, must have consequences as well; and Obama's every effort put forth as President, must be resisted.

22 posted on 05/21/2010 12:25:51 AM PDT by cricket (We ARE the Truman Show)
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To: cricket
Being a 'poser' President

Obama is more of an IMposTer. I stop short of calling him what he legitimately and constitutionally is not. He's an imposter, thus EVERYTHING he does from the White House is illegitimate. He must be recognized as such and constitutionally disqualified and removed as soon as possible.

23 posted on 05/21/2010 10:24:16 AM PDT by Jim 0216
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To: Jim 0216
Well, think we are on the same page really. . .a poser being 'someone pretending to be something they are not' versus an impostor; being one "who engages in deception under an assumed name or identity". So as President - the 'what' he is; Obama appears as a 'poser' President - as he is without legitimate documentation (per 'birth/citizenship') to verify his 'legitimacy' as President and save for Soros and a few others - whom he appears to speak for; this 'questionable person whose identity is not fully verified' appears to have been 'moved forward' by at least additional, unnamed forces.

By his lack of authentic documentation (by same); he may well be an impostor; may not be the 'who' at all, he purports himself to be. . .(beyond 'birth/citizenship. ..we have not seen any legit documentation per Obama's name change either) all which speaks to his being as well; an impostor.

Either way; we can see we are deep trouble by a man whose identity - and citizenship- have been called to question and so by turn; his legitimacy as President under question as well. Worse; despite the above; not enough in 'Leadership' challenging either.

24 posted on 05/21/2010 4:44:02 PM PDT by cricket (We ARE the Truman Show)
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