Skip to comments.She's not naive: Ilhan Omar is on the road, raising money for extreme Islamist groups
Posted on 03/24/2019 4:02:38 PM PDT by SJackson
It wont be all about the Benjamins baby for protesters outside the Woodland Hills Hilton tomorrow. That's where the Council on American Islamic Relations Los Angeles chapter will be holding its fourth annual Valley banquet fundraiser hosting controversial Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.
Omar has generated attention and condemnation with her series of anti-Semitic remarks in recent weeks. But activists in L.A. are more concerned by her decision to raise money for various Islamist groups, some of which have been tied to the Muslim Brotherhood and others labeled designated as terrorist-linked by some foreign governments.
CAIR-LA's executive director, Hussam Ayloush, is a divisive figure with his own history of anti-Semitic statements. Gary Fouse, a local activist who keeps a blog documenting CAIR-LA's activism, says that Ayloush has been openly asserting a moral equivalence between ISIS and Israel since ISIS was at its height in 2015. At a panel discussion that year, Fouse wrote, "Ayloush mentioned that the fact that some 'twenty' American Muslims had gone off to join ISIS did not justify the U.S. government spending millions of dollars investigating the Muslim community."
Congresswoman Omar is a frequent guest at fundraisers like this one, and accustomed to speaking alongside speakers like Ayloush and other CAIR-LA regular speakers. This includes Imam Siraj Wahhaj of Masjid At-taqwa in Brooklyn and the Muslim Alliance of North America, who appeared in 2016 alongside Ayloush. Wahhaj is among the most prolific fundraisers and regular speakers on the Islamist lecture circuit and possesses arguably the longest and most explicit record of promotion of Islamic law, violent jihad, and calls to anti-gay violence.
In December 2017, Omar spoke at CAIR San Francisco Bay Areas 23rd annual banquet. Also speaking at the event: Wahhaj and New York activist and Womens March co-leader, Linda Sarsour, who has described Wahhaj as her favorite person and mentor, motivator and encourager.
Nor is CAIR the only Islamist group for which Omar has assisted in raising money. On Feb. 23 in Tampa, Omar spoke at an Islamic Relief event for aiding Yemen. Islamic Relief has been criticized by numerous governments for funding terrorism and links to the Muslim Brotherhood. Israels Shin Bet acquired intelligence revealing Islamic Reliefs funding of Hamas, prompting a government ban. The United Arab Emirates has also listed Islamic Relief as a terrorist group. Bangladesh banned them too, and Sweden named them a Muslim Brotherhood front.
At the Islamic Relief event, Omar was initially scheduled to speak alongside Yousef Abdallah, an Islmic Relief employee who has made numerous anti-Semitic statements on social media, including accusing former New Jersey governor Chris Christie of kneeling before jewish [sic] lords. After the statements were revealed in various online publications and condemned by activists, spokesmen claimed ridiculously that Abdallah's inclusion in the program had been an accident. Yet, Abdallah remains an employee of Islamic Relief.
That Omar moves in such circles provides greater context to the statements for which she recently came under fire. This context makes it impossible to dismiss them merely as a series of gaffes, as some have attempted. Her remarks and tweets are not the innocent missteps of a naive or ignorant refugee, but rather common expressions of the anti-Semitic Islamist ideology which CAIR, Islamic Relief, and other Muslim Brotherhood-linked organizations have fomented in America.
It would appear that given the choice between raising money, rare for a freshman, for extremist of normal Muslim groups, or other groups, she prefers the extremists. I know, I shouldn't draw any conclusions from that.
Oh look over there FBI a Real Terrorist
Not a surprise.
She’s a Muslim rep, not a US Rep. Easy enough to understand.
Islam has no intention of coexisting.
Islam has always been about conquest.
She is a US Rep, elected by MN-5 to represent al-Shabab.
MI-13 sent Tlaib to represent Hamas.
Though not by arms, Congresswoman Omar's actions prove you right. Conquest.
And imo, her motivation is the Islamic urge to conquer. I'm open to other motivations.
Member of Congress raises Money for Jihad in America!
Whats next, water is officially wet?
Islam ‘s other weapon of conquest is breeding. Breed like rabbits.
Are there not laws against giving ‘Aid & Comfort to the Enemy” ???
Somebody needs to get to the bottom of how and why an unknown state representative (Omar) got a sit down secret meeting with a head of state (Erdogan). And why, after elected to the House, she was placed on the House Foreign Affairs Committee..
A coven of satanic witches are infesting the Democrat party.
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