Skip to comments.Fort Hood jihad mass murderer expresses support for Sharia and Taliban,
Posted on 07/11/2013 6:03:43 PM PDT by robowombat
Fort Hood jihad mass murderer expresses support for Sharia and Taliban, calls Arkansas jihad murderer "my brother and my friend"
The ridiculous charade of this trial continues, as Hasan makes a mockery of the government's claim that his murders were not jihad but "workplace violence." "Hasan asks jurors about Taliban, Islam," by Philip Jankowski for the Killeen Daily Herald, July 11:
FORT HOOD Maj. Nidal Hasan questioned jurors opinions on the Taliban, Sharia and Islam in general Wednesday during the second day of jury selection for his capital murder trial. The court dismissed four potential jurors based on their answers to questions from Hasan and prosecutors. Hasan did not challenge the inclusion of any of the nine officers questioned Wednesday and did not oppose exclusions proposed by the government.
The dismissals left 10 remaining jurors, three below the total required to seat a jury. The government will bring in six more potential panel members Monday and resume the selection process. Testimony remains set to begin Aug. 6.
Each potential juror may be questioned individually because Hasan may be executed if found guilty. He is charged with 13 counts of premeditated murder and 32 counts of attempted premeditated murder.
Sending four prospective jurors home ended a day in which Hasan repeatedly said the judges rulings and advice frustrated him. He again repeated his objection to the ruling that threw out his defense of others claim and was prohibited from telling jurors he carried out the shooting.
I would like to state my frustration that I cannot state that I am the shooter on Nov. 5, 2009, Hasan said. I do not deny that I am the shooter.
Presiding judge Col. Tara Osborn advised Hasan the statement would amount to testimony. Osborn told Hasan he could rephrase his questions in hypothetical terms.
She offered to allow Hasan a few minutes to prepare questions and gave him examples of how similar questions could be posed without stating he was the shooter. Hasan refused her advice.
The prosecution objected to the first question posed by Hasan. He told a colonel he identified with a Muslim extremist, Abdulhakim Mujahid Mohammed, who shot and killed an Army private outside a Little Rock, Ark., recruitment center in 2009.
Hasan called Mohammed my brother and my friend and asked if that would cause any bias against him.
The colonel replied no. She remains a part of the jury pool.
Hasans questions centered on hard-line Muslim beliefs. Most of the jurors he questioned said they had a somewhat negative view toward Islam, Sharia and the Taliban.
The final juror questioned, a major, said she had an unfavorable view of Sharia, or Islamic law.
It certainly seems like something I would not want to live under, that it would pretty much suck to be in that society, especially as a woman, she said.
Hasan asked the major what she did not like about Sharia.
She replied that she has been allowed to advance in her career with, in most cases, the same rights and opportunities as men. That would not be the case under Sharia, she said.
I can walk anywhere; Im not covered in a burqa, she said. Im just glad it is not where I am.
Neither the prosecution nor Hasan challenged her suitability to serve on the panel.
In what could be characterized as cordial exchanges between Hasan and potential jurors, one lieutenant colonel told Hasan he became somewhat disillusioned with Muslims he met in Saudi Arabia in the 1990s.
He told Hasan royals he met there showed double standards toward practicing the religion at home and in the U.S. After being prompted, he told Hasan he believed it was hypocrisy.
Hasan thanked him on behalf of all Muslims for expressing that viewpoint.
However, that officer was later dismissed after telling the court he believed Hasan was guilty and that he knew many details about the mass shooting through military police training in active shooter scenarios.
The court dismissed another lieutenant colonel who served on an assignment with the brother of shooting victim Logan Burnett. The officer told the court he spoke with Burnetts brother weekly and knew the former soldier suffered permanent damage from gunshot wounds.
In terms of what happened that day, who the shooter was, I have an opinion on that, that Maj. Hasan pulled the trigger and killed 13 that day, the lieutenant colonel said.
Hasan admitted that, and he was still dismissed? Unconscionable.
Prospective jurors have known for 14 months they could be picked for trial. One of the dismissed panelists, a colonel, said the repeated delays had hijacked and held him hostage. He said it adversely affected his career and created some bias against Hasan.... Poor lamb!
Treason pure and simple. Firing squad pure and simple.
Then bury him with a pig facing hell.
To die in jihad? I’d be just as happy to have him slowly rot in a supermax, never seeing another human face nor hearing a another human voice for however long he might live.
Barry Soetoro and Eric Holder should be considered un-indicted co-conspirators after the fact.
Why waste a good pig? Drop him in a pen full of wild boar with his hands and feet tied together. For that matter, set up such pens at every military facility in the ME and a really spiffy one at Guantanamo, as well. We’re overrun with wild boar, here’s a good use for them. Make sure at least one Muzzie savage gets to watch the hog feast and then cut him loose to go back to his fellow Jihadists and tell them what he saw.
Surely, only in America can a perp say this and not get an instant conviction.
This is why we don't want these nutcases in civilian trials but military tribunals. This is devolving into a circus.
Should have let Texas try him for the civilian murdered. A jury of “his peers” here would end this quickly. And come to the death penalty quickly. Actually going through the required appeals process would take much longer. But he would not be promoting this crap.
We shouldnt be trying him in court. we should be waterboarding the sh*t out of him at gitmo. We need to know if he was planted or “turned”.
What are the names of the traitors who are allowing TraitorHasan to continue to steal oxygen?
Just workplace violence.
We were right again - and liberals were fooled one more time. The liberal unicorn crowd must be getting weird about all this reality that keeps seeping out.