Skip to comments.The Heritage Hate Panel Features Two Leading Islamophobes (Unbelievable!)
Posted on 06/18/2014 5:53:48 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
The controversial panel included two of Americas leading Islamophobes. Could you imagine a panel on Jewish issues featuring Mel Gibson?
Why has hate become a part of mainstream conservatism? We saw an example of this Monday at The Heritage Foundation, a one-time quasi-respected conservative think tank. It appears that those days are gone, as Heritage has now become a platform for people denounced by the Anti-Defamation League and the Southern Poverty Law Center for their hate-filled rhetoric.
So what happened Monday? You may have read Dana Milbanks column in The Washington Post about the panelon the unanswered questions around Benghazithat turned ugly when Saba Ahmed, a law student at The American University and a Muslim, tried to counter what she perceived as the lumping together of all Muslims as being threats to America.
The conservative crowd cheered wildly as one of the panelists, Brigitte Gabriel, lectured the hijab-wearing Ahmed about the threat Muslims posed to America. Gabriel, an immigrant herself, even asked if Ahmed was an American citizen.
Milbank described an appalling scene. (Heritage disputes that it was that awful; Milbank says he was in the room and stands by what he wrote.) What he didnt do, though, is go into the backgrounds of the panelistsa veritable Dream Team of Islamaphobes, birthers, and conspiracy nuts.
Two of the better-known people on the panel were Frank Gaffney and Brigitte Gabriel. Gaffney is well known for seeing the Muslim Brotherhood everywhere he looks. His anti-Muslim garbage has landed him with his own page on the Southern Poverty Law Centers (SPLC) website. Gaffney has even tried to ban Grover Norquist, the head of the influential conservative group Americans for Tax Reform, from events. Why? Gaffney claims that Norquist has been infiltrated by the Muslim Brotherhood. Translation: Grover married an American-Muslim woman....
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He was born in Lodi, New Jersey, and grew up in nearby Paramus. His father was born in Battir, a small village near Bethlehem in what was then Palestine and now referred to as the West Bank; his mother's parents were born in Sicily.
Obeidallah is part of a small but growing number of Arab-American comedians who have increasingly received media attention in the past few years, as they use comedy to both entertain and dispel negative stereotypes of Arab-Americans and Muslims.
He and other Arab-American comics have been compared to the groundbreaking minority comedians of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s who have used comedy to raise political and social issues in an effort to change them as noted by The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik:
"Just as comic Lenny Bruce battled the stifling conformity of the 1950s or Dick Gregory and Richard Pryor challenged racism in the '60s and '70s, these performers now are challenging mainstream notions about their ethnic, religious and racial groups."
In 2005, Obeidallah received the first "Spirit of Bill Hicks" award, named in honor of comedian Bill Hicks for "thought provoking comedy" from the NY Underground Comedy Festival and the Hicks family. He co-produced with the Emmy Award winning comedy writer and best-selling author Max Brooks a new show entitled The Watch List for Comedy Central's Internet channel. This was the first show ever produced by a major American entertainment company to showcase all Arab-American performers. Obeidallah has also appeared on Comedy Central on the critically acclaimed "Axis of Evil" Comedy special.
How come these Muslim Activists never condemn any of the terrible things going on in the middle east.
And as usual, he suffers from that mental disease called liberalism.
If the victims of Islam had been more Islamophobic...maybe they would still be alive?
Wow! He’s a fan of the Southern Poverty Law Center and he thinks Heritage is radical.
Obeidallah is a liar, period. He smears Frank Gaffney who was an Assistant Secy of Defense as well as Bridgitte Gabriel who knows Islam inside and out.
Dana Millbank did his usual hatchet smear job on the conference by deliberately cutting sentences into selective pieces and then using them out of context.
I know whereof I speak as I was a subject of this same smear tactic back when several of us began to expose Obama’s communist/marxist background. Only then, we were compared to an UFO Convention crowd despite the fact that the 4 of use had, between us, over 170 years of experience in Internal Security/Intelligence/Investigative Journalism.
Grover Norquist’s wife was involved in Moslem Brotherhood affairs, with her mother and another relative working directly for them. Fact, not fiction.
The dialogue between Gabriel and Saba Ahmed was actually quite polite, but pointed. That, according to Milbank and Obedidallah, is Islamophobic.
Ahmed tried the old “you insult all Moslems by focusing on the extremists”, but Gabriel replied that it was the extremists who are doing all the killing of Jews, Christians and other Moslems, and must be opposed by all decent people.
Seems that pointing out the obvious truth is Islamophobic by Millbank and Obies’s standards (which seem to be the only standards they have re honesty).
You should be able to view the conference at the Heritage Foundation website. See and listen for yourself, and then do a check-off of what Millbank and Obie said about it (i.e. lied and distorted). It will be an eye-opener, but to those of us in DC, it is just another Wash. Post/Millbank smear job.
Pillow Biter Alert!
Saba Ahmed, the sweet little doe-eyed Muslimah who wouldn’t hurt a fly even if it were Jewish, levels threats at “infidels” when she says, “You insult all Muslims when you blah blah blah”
Followed by, “Do you really want to anger a billion & a half Muslims throughout the world?”
Then she spills the beans with “more Muslims should show up at these conservative forums!”
The Islamo-Left Axis reveals itself.
So... if I don’t want the United States turned into a Caliphate and resent the idea of skyscrapers being knocked down and bombs being set off at popular road races, that means I’m a hater?
Okay, then I’m a hater; go f*ck yourself.
And take all your Moslem pals with you.
True enough. Grover Norquist is one of the most socially inept people in the political class. Being around him in a social setting is akin to listening to someone scape their nails across a blackboard. He makes you shudder internally with his dweebish manner and obvious painful discomfort.He literally is afraid of women in the way a 13 year old boy is afraid of them. Desperate for sex and totally clueless as to how to approach the opposite sex. His very attractive wife was, I have no doubt, ordered to make nice with this dweeb and marry him. There us a strong possibility that once the ‘courtship’ began dismal Grover was sat down by the woman's male relations and told to get this fine filly in the sack Grover would have to convert. normally Muslim women do not marry infidels if they want to stay part of their family. This one remains very connected to her family and the Muzzy establishment. Norquist is, at the least, a Quisling, and probably Full fledged muzzy mole.
‘I know whereof I speak as I was a subject of this same smear tactic back when several of us began to expose Obamas communist/marxist background. ‘
You are lucky that some lamestream smearing is all you were subject to. The Mahdi’s ‘Chicago wWay’ boys have broken more than one knee and arranged for a number of hits, including one close enough to Slintoon to get him to warn Hildabeast to take a dive in the primaries, and planted kiddie porn on more than one computer to smooth the way for the Expected One.
Nothing unbelievable - they need to SILENCE their critics, because the CANNOT WIN a fair debate.
Just par for the course.
Islamophobe = Evilphobe. Islam is a Satanic Death Cult that demands that all infidels convert, die or become slaves.
One of our “Gang of Four” was Herb Romerstein, one of the US Government’s top internal security experts/investigator and researcher. Touching him would have been the kiss of death for the offender so the Wash. Post decided to play the verbal/print character assassin.
The rest of us couldn’t give a shit about Millbank. He stupidly fell into a little trap I set (without knowing that he was there) and he actually promoted my point that Obama was raised in a smothering Marxist environment and that it had to have a major influence on him.
See Wash. Post, Millbank, about May 22, 2008, Page 2, on our Obama conference. Little did Millbank know that the name I mentioned at the conference was that of a Soviet KGB asset (David S. Canter) in Chicago who was David Axelrod’s mentor, and who was a son of a founder of the Communist Party (and Lenin supporter who took his family to live in the Soviet Union). He (David) was also one of the brains behind the election of leftist Harold Washington as mayor of Chicago, which led to an influx of communists and radicals into the Chicago governing body.
FBI reports show that the father (Henry Canter) was a top CPUSA labor leader in Chicago as early as 1940, and that he was at several meetings with the top Soviet operative in the US, a CPUSA member, Morris Childs (Chilovsky). See the book “Operation SOLO” by John Barron for a lot of the details.
This story isn’t over yet.
However, long after those first devout Christian settlers were followed to America by tens of thousands and eventually millions of settlers from Great Britain and parts of Europe and America had won it's freedom from England's oppressive rulers, the land our Christian forefathers long ago claimed as a last refuge for God's persecuted people has fallen into the hands of Godless sexual perverts, cruel killers of unborn children, and many other hate filled groups who love sin and hate the one true God and his divine Son Jesus Christ. For those people even the Satanic religion of Islam is far more acceptable than the one and only religion of peace, love, forgiveness, and justice for all people, i.e., biblical Christianity.
Unless God gives America one more chance to revive it's former close relationship with Him we as a nation and as individuals are doomed to eventual destruction and possibly even slavery to worshipers of the Satanic god Allah on a scale unknown before anywhere on this sin-cursed ball of dirt.
Why don’t they ever do any articles about Infidelophobes?
It was “Post 9/11” for Dean on 9-12-2001.