Skip to comments.Robert Spencer in PJ Media: Barack Obama’s Half-Clocked Tale of Islamophobia
Posted on 09/16/2015 5:02:52 PM PDT by Nachum
Ahmed Mohamed, 14, a freshman at MacArthur High School in Irving, Texas, had a mind for gadgetry and a great idea: he would build his own working clock and take it to school on Monday to show an engineering teacher. It was the first time, he said, I brought an invention to school to show a teacher. But everything went terribly, terribly wrong: Islamophobic teachers took his innocuous clock for a bomb and went so far as to have him arrested. All is well now, however, as the civil rights group CAIR and Barack Obama have stepped in, Ahmeds persecutors have egg on their racist faces, and Ahmed has been invited to the White House.
Thats the narrative that was everywhere Wednesday (Voxs headline was typical of the spin: Muslim ninth grader arrested for bringing an electronics project to school), but as with so many such stories, it is full of holes.
His clock, a busy gadget of circuits and wires without either a conventional clock face or a digital display, looked more like a bomb than like a clock. Irving police said that Ahmed carried his homemade clock to school in a briefcase; once there, he plugged it in during English class, and it began making noise.
If he took it in to school to show it to an engineering teacher, why did he plug it in during English class? What kind of clock makes noise, other than ticking?
(Excerpt) Read more at jihadwatch.org ...
We are watching you kid.
Does the little wise-ass think terrorism is funny?
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the noise was likely to add Sizzle to his project.....promotionally speaking
it was an ill conceived plan...really foolish..or just downright in your face
Today, Renortex was being attacked by a bunch of Freepers for questioning the little punk. One even threatened to report him to Jim R for doing Islamic profiling!
Looks like another dry run to me along with another attempt at softening our vigilance to things that need to be watched out for.
Thanks FRiend! Here's that early morning thread that I started and the surprising reaction that you mentioned. Later in the day, perhaps after a photo of the device made by the muzzie yute emerged, the tide turned in the responses. Maybe the real Conservatives of FR aren't night owls like me. :)
[His clock, a busy gadget of circuits and wires without either a conventional clock face or a digital display]
I wondered where the display was.
What's a Renortex?
I left my Ouija Board in my other suit.
In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
1. Muslim activist father has his child create a object that looks dangerous.
2. Child takes dangerous looking object to school.
3. The dangerous looking object gets appropriate response from those responsible for detecting such objects.
4. Muslim activist father screams racism, retains a CAIR attorney and sues.
5. As planned, Obama uses the incident to portray the child as a victim of Islamophobia to gain sympathy for the thousands of Syrian refugees he’s in the process of bringing to Texas.
See reply #7
See reply #7
re_nortex: the name is derived from "re" for "real estate" a former career of mine (before retirement several years ago) and "nortex" represents North Texas, my home -- by choice. Hope this helps, FRiend...and thanks for ax'ing. :)
As would any normal adult.
A "clock" without a means to tell time is not a clock.
That kid either has retarded parents, or they are unable to guide a child into the benefits of learning "judgment."
Now, this easily can be interpreted as a kid surrogate for more clever sinister adult.
Of course, I would in no way jail or handcuff the kid. I would pat him on the head and say, "nice try."
I can't imagine, in my worst days, allowing my sons to take a similar device to school, no matter how cute.
Besides, I would know what my sons were up to. No guessing required (not everything mind you, but enough, evidently.)
Well said. Our Republic needs to be monitoring the activities of all mooselimbs in the land. I have long stated that every mosque is an enemy fortress within our borders and all adherents of that satanic death cult are treasonous enemy combatants -- and should be treated as such. And yes, that includes the illegal occupant of the White Mosque.
If you are not scared of Islam and its practitioners, you are not paying attention.
Robert Spencer of Jihad Watch is an asshat. Here's a picture of the device. See the HUGE DIGITAL DISPLAY in the image?
A very good find. Just put that bit on Twitter.
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