Skip to comments.MUSLIM CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR COMES UNHINGED OVER SHARIA
Posted on 05/17/2018 7:56:34 AM PDT by Altura Ct.
Says to GOP opponent: 'You may not hate Muslims, but Muslims definitely hate you!'
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Michigan's first-ever Muslim candidate for governor, Dr. Abdul al-Sayed, took a shot at fellow gubernatorial candidate Patrick Colbeck on Thursday that some Republicans are saying was below the belt.
Colbeck, speaking at a candidate's forum in East Lansing, expressed his concerns about Sharia law and the extremist Muslim Brotherhood's tactic of civilization jihad. Colbeck took exception with an article he says was planted last month by Sayed supporters at the left-wing website Buzzfeed, which painted Colbeck as a fringe extremist using "unfounded conspiracy theories" against Sayed.
Rather than address Colbeck's concerns about the Brotherhood, Sayed called Colbeck a racist Islamophobe whom Muslims "definitely hate."
Sayed, 33, the former public-health director for the city of Detroit, was on stage Thursday evening at the Michigan Press Association with several other Democrat and Republican candidates for governor running in the Aug. 7 primary.
Sayed refused to answer a question from the moderator about the Islamic legal system known as Sharia, other than to say that, if elected, he would uphold the constitutions of the U.S. and State of Michigan.
"I take [the Constitution] particularly seriously because it guarantees me two things. A, the right to pray as I choose to pray, and for me that means I put my face on the ground 34 times a day," Sayed said. "Some people choose not to pray at all. Then in Article Six it also tells us that no religious test should be held over someone wishing to serve under this Constitution. It's an incredible document."
Sayed leveled charges of racism and "white supremacy" at Republicans in general but saved his most severe critique for Colbeck, the one GOP candidate who has dared to talk about the issue of creeping Sharia in a state that has the country's highest concentration of Muslims and has the nation's first case of female genital mutilation working its way through the federal courts. The state also recently had a case involving a possible honor killing in which a 15-year-old Muslim boy in Farmington Hills allegedly pushed his mother to her death at a time when she was going through a divorce from his father.
Colbeck, an aerospace engineer and two-term state senator, said his concerns are not about individual Muslims. Rather, he worries about the influence of the Muslim Brotherhood, which has been declared a terrorist organization by Egypt, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, and whose influence in the U.S. was spelled out in the Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for the Group in North America, a document seized by the FBI in 2004 and presented as evidence in a terror-financing trial that sent five members of an Islamic charity called the Holy Land Foundation to prison in 2008 for funneling money to Hamas.
"This is one of those areas that got me ticked off in regard to the fairness of the media," Colbeck told the audience Thursday. "They pitched this comment around concern about the Muslim Brotherhood as a concern about Muslims in general. I love Muslims. It's not an issue. The issue is about terrorist organizations like the Muslim Brotherhood."
After he berated Colbeck as a racist, and lectured the other Republicans on the panel for not condemning Colbeck as a racist and white supremacist, the normally cool-headed Sayed became visibly angry and showed he is not above expressing some hatred of his own.
"What frustrates me more is not that you have blatant racism on the part of certain people, but what frustrates me more is, in the words of Dr. Martin Luther King, is not when bad people speak out but when good people fail to speak out, and what I have not heard is the Republicans on this panel, decisively and swiftly call out this kind of Islamophobia, this kind of racism, in the context that they are wanting to represent the state that has the highest per-capita number of Muslim Americans in the country. Now you may not hate Muslims, but I'll tell you, Muslims definitely hate you!"
He could at least try to be original??
Was he wearing an explosive belt when he said it?
“”I take [the Constitution] particularly seriously because it guarantees me two things. A, the right to pray as I choose to pray, and for me that means I put my face on the ground 34 times a day,” Sayed said.”
What’s with Abdul’s face hitting the ground 34 times a day?
It should be 35 times a week, shouldn’t it?
Muslim common core?
> ‘You may not hate Muslims, but Muslims definitely hate you!’ <
He’s not unhinged. He’s just honest.
ROP trying to take over all of Michigan.
Just put his face into the dirt, permanently.
You know that meme that has people running around with signs, it’s a cartoon. I would love to change the slogan, but not sure how to do this, to oh no! it’s Islamaphobia!
By the way, I originally use voice to text, and you would not believe how Google translated what I said. You certainly can’t use the word islamophobia. I got and send in its place. And I was speaking clearly.
Mind control is everywhere. After all as Kurt Cobain said, it’s not paranoia if they’re really out to get you. Although I stand to be corrected; perhaps he was quoting someone.
Okay got to go take my lithium ;)
I thought it was 5 times a day. 5 * 7 equals ... hum...I need to get my calculator. LOL
He says the guarantee is for me. But isnt that what the problem is? Muslims go to Western countries and receive the benefits of freedom and the rights that come with constitutions such as our own. But when their numbers increase and they are in power, they refuse to extend the rights to non-Muslims. They demand that Muslim law take precedence over constitutional law. What Muslim country in the world extends full religious freedom to non Muslims? I cant think of any.
They breed like rabbits. They get into political office as soon as they can. Idiotic Americans, believing in multicultural crap, elect them. They give us a little sharia here, a little sharia there, and before you know it, an ignorant populace is bowing to mecca 5 times a day and marrying 4 year-olds.
Racism is pointing out the truth, apparently. Of course they’re going to impose sharia on everyone. Muslims have come here to invade and take over, not assimilate and become Americans.
I wonder if he has a permanent bruise on his forehead from knocking it on the ground so much, like Ayman al Zawahiri
That's true - we cannot require that a candidate be of a particular religious persuasion.
But the voters can certainly reject someone that practices a "religion" we find abhorrent.
I think he may be mentioning how many times he has to hit his head on the ground in each prayer session. 6 or 7 times each time he prays. That is why so many of them have the big callus (prayer bump) in the middle of their forehead.
[[the right to pray as I choose to pray, and for me that means I put my face on the ground 34 times a day,”]]
Sad- total waste of time and energy praying to a false god
I’m sure this hate speech will be covered all over the network news...Not.
"MUSLIM CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR COMES UNHINGED OVER SHARIA"
should have been...
"MUSLIM CANDIDATE FOR GOVERNOR BLOWS UP OVER SHARIA"
Unhinged ,he must be a Demonut ,LOL
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