Skip to comments.Compelling Testimony, Political Theater at Radicalization Hearing
Posted on 03/11/2011 7:23:11 AM PST by Former Fetus
When members of Minneapolis' Somali community realized their sons had disappeared and likely gone back to Africa to join a jihadist group, mosque leaders told them to keep quiet.
If you go to the FBI, you could end up in Guantanamo Bay with alleged terrorists, some were told. If authorities learn about it, mosques in America might be shut down in response. You, the worried relatives were told, will pay for that in the afterlife by being damned with "eternal fire and hell."
Abdirizak Bihi's nephew was among those missing. Burhan Hassan later would be killed in Somalia after joining the al-Shabaab terrorist group.
How this promising A-student grew so radical that he gave up the American dream was supposed to be the focus of a hearing Thursday before the House Homeland Security Committee. The spike in homegrown Islamist terrorism cases in recent years - driven by a targeted recruitment effort of young Muslim Americans by al-Qaida, is a concern for American law enforcement and intelligence officials.
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Well, it’s good sense to never talk to any cops without a lawyer present. Just because we have a jihadi problem is no reason to ignore the FBI’s history of excesses. There are still plenty of Americans being jailed in Federal prisons for bulls**t violations. Like the 70 year old orchid importer who went to prison for failing to fill out a form. Or the rampant misuse of RICO powers.
Of course, Shelia Jackson Lee got all the airtime after the event.
Al Green shouting “You haven’t suffered...” reminded me of
eric Holder saying “You haven’t suffered enough.” When asked about the New Black Panther Voter intimidation. And Obama even said the same. It seems this Administration is as intent to do evil as the Muslim Radicals are.The intent is to abuse their power to make us suffer. How despotic, and just like the Democratic Partys’ Ku Klux Klan.
The crack msm were only interested in the blubbering radical Muslim congressman from MN, Ellison, and the shame of Texas’s idiot-voters, Sheila Jackson Lee. That way they didn’t have to cover the obvious: the US is under attack from domestic enemies found in mosques all over the country.