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Peter King Blew It. Hearings didn't even come close to delivering what he advertised.
American Thinker ^ | 03/17/2011 | Pamela Geller

Posted on 03/17/2011 7:51:36 AM PDT by SeekAndFind

Investor's Business Daily editorialized Monday that Congressman Peter King (R-NY) "blew it" in his hearings on "Muslim radicalization," and that he "didn't even come close to delivering what he advertised with his investigation." IBD criticized King for calling as a witness Muslim Congressman Keith Ellison (D-MN), a "close ally" of the Hamas-linked Islamic supremacist hate group the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). Ellison, says the IBD editorial, "stole the show when he broke into tears while retelling the story of a Muslim paramedic who died in the World Trade Center.  Ellison used the victim as an example of the "witch hunt" against Muslims in America by claiming he was falsely accused of involvement in the 9/11 plot."

It gives me no pleasure to be right, again. But I wrote on January 18 that King was over his head. I criticized King for calling Ellison and not terror expert Steven Emerson or Islamic expert Robert Spencer, and wrote: "Minnesota Congressman Keith Ellison, infamous for his pro-Hamas rallies and his pilgrimage to the Hajj in Saudi Arabia, paid for by the Muslim Brotherhood, is testifying, but Emerson and Spencer aren't? What can King achieve?"

All this has been proven correct. The entire enemedia coverage was all about Muslim Brotherhood-linked Congressman Hakim Mohammed (aka Keith Ellison)'s bawling and crocodile tears over a fictitious tale. Hakim claimed that the Muslim paramedic killed on 9/11 was accused of terror ties when he went missing after that day, until his remains were found. In fact, the only mentions anywhere of his being accused of terror ties are in leftwing publications criticizing the right for these accusations - but there is no record of anyone on the right ever actually making the accusations.

Also, the media never reported that Hakim Mohammed's hajj was paid for with $13,350 by the Brotherhood, that Hakim was a vocal supporter of the vile Louis Farrakhan, or that Hakim has long time ties Muslim Brotherhood and is a vocal pro-Hamas supporter. King's hearings should have been designed to expose stealth jihadists like Hakim, aka Ellison. But they fell far short of that.

The Muslim victims who testified were the tip of the iceberg, and don't get me started on Jasser.

Yet King, for all his failures, looks great compared to Barack Hussein Obama.  Obama has enabled Islamic supremacist infiltration at the highest levels.  Arif Alikhan, Assistant Secretary for Policy Development at the Department of Homeland Security, is affiliated with the Brotherhood-linked Muslim Public Affairs Council, and as deputy mayor of Los Angeles, quashed as "Islamophobic" an LAPD initiative simply to survey the demographics of area mosques.

Rashad Hussain, Obama's envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference, characterized the Bush Administration's prosecution of Islamic Jihad leader Sami al-Arian as a witchhunt.

Dalia Mogahed, Obama's chief Muslim adviser, has praised Sharia law on British television, on a show run by the Islamic supremacist group Hizb ut-Tahrir, which is banned in many countries.

But in the age of Obama, we are not merely infiltrated, no...that is so five years ago. They are running the show. Yes, the enemy is in control. Obama confirmed that in March 2011 with one of his most egregious acts of submission to Islam.  As Congressman Peter King (R-NY) began his hearings on the radicalization of Muslims in the United States, the Obama Administration issued a statement saying: "We know there are many different reasons why individuals -- from many different faiths == succumb to terrorist ideologies."

What other faiths? It is only Islam that has inspired a terrorist ideology, as demanded, commanded by the Qur'an, Hadith and Sira. For Obama to pretend otherwise is madness. Yet on March 6, 2011, Obama's Deputy National Security Adviser, Denis McDonough, gave a speech at the ADAMS Center, a mosque in Sterling, Virginia. WorldNet Daily reported in February 2008: "Another D.C.-area mosque, the ADAMS Center, was founded and financed by members of the Muslim Brotherhood, and has been one of the top distributors of Wahhabist anti-Semitic and anti-Christian dogma."

Also, Imam Mohamed Magid is the President of the Islamic Society of North America. ISNA has admitted ties to the Muslim Brotherhood and Hamas, and is an unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas terror funding case.

Ignorant of or indifferent to all this, McDonough said at the ADAMS Center that Islamic jihadists "falsely claim to be fighting in the name of Islam," and that "we're exposing the lie that America and Islam are somehow in conflict.  That is why President Obama has stated time and again that the United States is not and never will be at war with Islam." McDonough also said: "We also undermine al Qaeda's ideology by exposing the lie that it is somehow defending Islamic traditions when, in fact, al Qaeda violates the basic tenets of Islam."

Yet there have been over 15,000 Islamic jihad attacks around the world since 9/11, each one carried out with the imprimatur of a Muslim cleric. Just in the last few years, we have seen two Muslims in New Jersey found guilty of going jihad and plotting to kill Americans; the Christmas day underwear bomber on an airplane over Detroit, the Times Square jihad bomber, the Weapons of Mass Destruction bomber in Texas, the Fort Hood jihadi, the Christmas-tree lighting bomber in Portland, Oregon, jihadi pirates off the coast of Somalia, the jihad in Thailand, Hezb'allah's jihad in Lebanon, Islamic slaughter of Christians in Egypt, jihad murder in Ethiopia, Indonesia, Russia, and so many other places. Everywhere there are Muslims, there is a level of conflict.

How absurd, then, for the Obama Administration to claim that terrorists are "individuals" from "many different faiths." What other faiths? Where are the Christians or Jews committing acts of violence and justifying them by reference to their scriptures? This claim from the Obama Administration is deception to advance Islam; this is the same taqiyya we hear from Muslim Brotherhood groups in the US on a daily basis.

What does the mullah in the White House think he is going to achieve with this suicidal propaganda? And what does Peter King hope to achieve by sugarcoating the problem we face? Isn't there anyone on either side of the aisle who will do what is necessary to defend the American people from the jihad?

Pamela Geller is the editor and publisher of the Atlas Shrugs website and former associate publisher of the New York Observer.  She is the author of The Post-American Presidency.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; War on Terror
KEYWORDS: islam; kinghearings; peterking; radicalization; terrorism

1 posted on 03/17/2011 7:51:43 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

When they’re a very small minority, Muslims are capable of good and noble behavior. There are countless stories of the occasional token “good Muslim” who does something noble and patriotic. However, as some writer wrote, the tipping point is when the Muslim population reaches around 5% of the population.


2 posted on 03/17/2011 7:56:28 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: SeekAndFind

I’ve never seen so much Bovine Excrement dumped on a Congressman in my lifetime (too young for Tail Gunner Joe). King was heroic in even proceeding with anything. Anyone who steps forward to say something is not supported one iota, and then when they fail “we” trash them to pieces. It is time for ALL patriots to stand up and be counted.


3 posted on 03/17/2011 7:58:28 AM PDT by shalom aleichem
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To: SeekAndFind

I sent Representative King an email encouraging him to have the hearings about the radicalization of Muslims, hoping that he and others would face the fact that no matter what, each and every Muslim is a danger to our country. What do we get? Pussyfooting around the issue. What a crock!


4 posted on 03/17/2011 7:59:06 AM PDT by Buddygirl
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To: SeekAndFind

Isn’t there anyone on either side of the aisle who will do what is necessary to defend the American people from the jihad?


Not that I can foresee.


5 posted on 03/17/2011 7:59:19 AM PDT by unkus
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To: SeekAndFind

It has been my observation that these types of hearings are well intended up front, but by the time they become reality, tremendous pressures are brought to bear against the chairman so that he will not make waves, offend some group.

I believe King was well intended. I also believe his hearings fell far short of the mark. And what is worse, it is now on the record that this has been checked out, and found not to be a problem at all.

The Clintons used to make hay off the failed investigations too. Their skating on all charges, when I knew damn well there was heavy criminal activity going on there, will follow me to my grave.


6 posted on 03/17/2011 8:00:43 AM PDT by DoughtyOne (The only thing higher than Obama's chin, is his ass facing West five times a day.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Its Congress, remember? What do you expect other than a blow bath and a steam job?


7 posted on 03/17/2011 8:08:22 AM PDT by MadJack ("Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet." (Afghan proverb))
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To: SeekAndFind

The WRONG King investigated the Muslims....


8 posted on 03/17/2011 8:09:38 AM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole....)
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To: hosepipe

Which King should it have been?


9 posted on 03/17/2011 8:11:13 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

If you’re going to deal with Islam and not read Geller...


10 posted on 03/17/2011 8:11:26 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: SeekAndFind

Peter King is a defeinte mental light weight. The perfect Ken Starr type foil for an investigation into Muslims in America.


11 posted on 03/17/2011 8:17:35 AM PDT by ZULU (No nation which ever attempted to tolerate Islam, escaped total Islamization.)
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To: SeekAndFind

How many meetings has the King committee had?


12 posted on 03/17/2011 8:20:11 AM PDT by RC2
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To: SeekAndFind

The “good” King:

http://steveking.house.gov/#issues


13 posted on 03/17/2011 8:20:38 AM PDT by ZULU (No nation which ever attempted to tolerate Islam, escaped total Islamization.)
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To: SeekAndFind

I like Pam, but here she is just shamelessly pimping for her co-author Spencer and best bud Emerson. Both are eminent, but King chose well with the panel he had. No one could have predicted Ellison’s croc tears, although a staffer should have informed King, so he could have challenged Ellison’s false account in a subsequent statement. But this was the FIRST HEARING. Give it time.


14 posted on 03/17/2011 8:23:12 AM PDT by montag813
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To: MuttTheHoople
However, as some writer wrote, the tipping point is when the Muslim population reaches around 5% of the population.

Perhaps what happens is a single Muslim who mostly associates and lives around non-Muslims doesn't get indoctrinated into radical Islam.

As the size of the Muslim community grows to a critical mass, it becomes big enough to support a full-time radical cleric trained in the radical Saudi Wahabbi sect, who then engages in radical indoctrination.

15 posted on 03/17/2011 8:47:18 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 ("It is only when we've lost everything, that we are free to do anything" -- Fight Club)
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To: shalom aleichem

Paging Mr. Pearl, paging Mr. Pearl,, You’re next to testify,,,don’t get excited,,,it’s nothing to lose ypur head over.


16 posted on 03/17/2011 8:57:11 AM PDT by Waco (From Seward to Sara)
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To: SeekAndFind

That would be Rep. Steve King, IA-5.


17 posted on 03/17/2011 9:00:52 AM PDT by Free Vulcan (Vote Republican! You can vote Democrat when you're dead.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Of course it didn’t. It’s another slimy dog and pony show designed to keep us distracted. Corruption continues.


18 posted on 03/17/2011 9:02:13 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: SeekAndFind
Which King should it have been?

The King of Kings?


19 posted on 03/17/2011 9:45:30 AM PDT by MuttTheHoople (Democrats- Forgetting 9/11 since 9/12/01)
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To: shalom aleichem

I agree that King was brave to put the question out there and to begin the process....Over time, he’s impressed me as a storm with more bluster than precipitation. I’ll admit that his alliance with the thinking of Bloomberg and Obama, et al on my 2nd Amendment rights has coloured my perception of him and his ability to substantially “put up”....I don’t believe we’ll ever get the “or shut up” option with him. But, who knows. Do you think he will vote or has voted to defund NPR this afternoon?


20 posted on 03/17/2011 10:10:38 AM PDT by Postman
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To: MuttTheHoople

Peter King threw the game on the “Radicals in Islam” hearings. He’s following the Donkey and RINO line that Islam is the “religion of peace” and it’s only a few nutjobs who are corrupting it. Ah, no.

Peter, Islam is a malignant IDEOLOGY that masquerades as a religion. It is to religion as the Communists and Nazis; Islam is joined at the hip to them!


21 posted on 03/17/2011 10:11:52 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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To: MuttTheHoople

Peter King threw the game on the “Radicals in Islam” hearings. He’s following the Donkey and RINO line that Islam is the “religion of peace” and it’s only a few nutjobs who are corrupting it. Ah, no.

Peter, Islam is a malignant IDEOLOGY that masquerades as a religion. It is to religion as the Communists and Nazis; Islam is joined at the hip to them!


22 posted on 03/17/2011 10:12:10 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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