From Creeping Sharia.
Top Justice Department officials convened a meeting Wednesday where invited Islamist advocates lobbied them for cutbacks in anti-terror funding, changes in agents’ training manuals, additional curbs on investigators and a legal declaration that U.S. citizens’ criticism of Islam constitutes racial discrimination.
The department’s “civil rights lawyers are top of the line — I say this with utter honesty — I know they can come up with a way” to redefine criticism as discrimination, said Sahar Aziz, a female, Egyptian-American lawyer.
“I’d be willing to give a shot at it,” said Aziz, who is a fellow at the Michigan-based Muslim advocacy group, the Institute for Social Policy & Understanding.
The audience of Islamist advocates and department officials included Tom Perez, who heads the department’s division of civil rights.
“We must continue to have the open and honest and critical dialogue that you saw in the robust debate,” Perez responded in an enthusiastic closing speech a few minutes after Aziz made her demands at the event.
“I sat here the entire time, taking notes,” Perez said. “I have some very concrete thoughts … in the aftermath of this.”
The meeting at George Washington University showcased the expanding alliance between American progressives and Islamists, said Andrew McCarthy, a former federal prosecutor in New York.
Progressives “are making these Islamist groups into the [political] representatives of Muslims in the United States,” he told The Daily Caller. That elevation of Islamists to a leadership role sidelines the majority of American Muslims who don’t want Islamist leaders, as well as American Muslims who are female or gay, he said.
McCarthy investigated and prosecuted Egyptian-born Imam Omar Abdel-Rahman, dubbed “the blind sheik,” for urging Muslims to kill New Yorkers. Abdel-Rahman was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1996.
Progressives ally with the Islamic lobby because “they think it will be a political voting bloc that will be reliably Democratic,” said Robert Spencer, an author and expert on Islam.
None of the Islamist advocates of civil rights officials in attendance, including Perez, objected to Aziz’s call for free-speech restrictions.
The event did not include Zuhdi Jasser, an Arizona Muslim, former naval officer and a co-founder of a coalition of modernist Muslim groups, the American Islamic Leadership Coalition. “The Islamist groups’ victimology feeds into the left’s propaganda that the right is anti-minority and anti-Muslim, so there’s a mutual political benefit there,” said Jasser, who clashes with Spencer over rival responses to the Islamist groups.
Nor did the conference include any influential critics, such as McCarthy and Spencer, who argue that Islamist terror attacks are partly motivated by Islamic texts. These texts include the Koran’s verse 9:5, which says “when the sacred months have passed away, then slay the idolaters wherever you find them.”
……This legal redefinition, she said, would also “take [federal] money away from local police departments and fusion centers who are spying on all of us.”
Aziz also argued against the commonplace police practice of informally talking with people in communities, including Muslim communities. “This has been a real problem with this outreach stuff,” she said. Muslims “are acting in good faith, and then they find their imams, who were going to outreach meetings, were being spied on,” she complained. “Some have been deported. Some have been prosecuted.”
In March, Afghan-born New York Imam Ahmad Wais Afzali was ordered deported after he admitted he lied to the FBI about warning a suspected Muslim terrorist that he was being investigated. That terrorist, Najibullah Zazi, admitted that he was planning to place bombs in the New York City subway. The imam learned about the investigation because he had offered to work with local police to help identify potential terrorists in his congregation.
“People are going in good faith” to talk with police, Aziz said. “They’re being very honest about what their grievances are. They’re telling the government, ‘This what we want you to do … [and] we want you not to spy on our community.’”
……Progressives, including Holton and Perez, choose to ignore the Islamists’ stated goals, Spencer said. “They assume — and force us to assume on pain of charges of ‘Islamophobia’ — that all Muslims are moderate, peaceful and have no intentions of bringing Sharia [Islamic law] here,” said Spencer. “No amount of evidence to the contrary, no amount of jihadi plots, and no number of demands for accommodation of Sharia’s provisions, ever disabuses them of this dogma.”
More at Creeping Sharia.
Not only should we keep ‘spying’ on you, but CAIR, the Muslim Brotherhood and every other muslim organization, should be at or near the top of the FBI’s list of domestic terrorist threats. You, your mosques, your activities, your schools that function as madrass fronts, and your business and financial ties, should be scrutinized to the point where the DHS is so far up your ass you’ll think it’s an enema. You and your facilitators should be shut down and deported. All of you little fucking jihadists should be crammed onto the first plane smokin’ back to the cesspool of Islamofascist countries.
Instead, we’re saddled with B. Hussein Obama, Eric Holder, and Janet Napolitano, three of the worst assclowns ever to be in charge of America’s national security.
Holder won’t do the right thing and haul muslim terrorists in front of military tribunals. He’d rather file lawsuits against states that enforce our immigration laws, threaten CIA interrogators for saving lives, and refuse to prosecute his racist Black Panther pals for voter intimidation. He reads Miranda Rights to terrorists and denies there is such a thing as radical Islamic terrorism; a point that was driven home when he halted the prosecutions of CAIR terrorist sponsors. He’s been kinda busy with his gunrunning program, too.
Janet “Big Sis” Napolitano’s idea of homeland security is to make America safe against Iraq war veterans, gun owners, illegal immigration opponents, Obama critics, and white, middle class Americans. Under her guidance, terrorism is now designated as ‘man-caused disasters’. Matter of fact, she’s held meetings with the perpetrators of such ‘disasters’, in a gesture of good will.
The TSA even invited Islamic extremists to train their personnel in the proper way to apply PC methods to muslim terrorists in our airports.
And then there’s Obama.
From The Audacity of Hope, page 261:
“In the wake of 9/11, my meetings with Arab and Pakistani Americans, for example, have a more urgent quality, for the stories of detentions and FBI questioning and hard stares from neighbors have shaken their sense of security and belonging. They have been reminded that the history of immigration in this country has a dark underbelly; they need specific assurances that their citizenship really means something, that America has learned the right lessons from the Japanese internments during World War II, and that I will stand with them should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”
That ”ugly direction” meaning retaliation for muslim atrocities and declaring war on the Islamic-nation states who brought Islamic-sponsored terrorism to our soil.
To punctuate his wistful ‘muslim outreach’ policy, he removed ‘Islamic extremism’ from the national security lexicon, announced that we are ‘not at war’ with Islam, created touchy-feely ROE in Afghanistan, and shoveled thousands of dollars into the coffers of major Islamic terrorist organizations.
For the muslims’ part, they show their peace-loving side by murdering American Soldiers right here at home, planning more murders, and attempting to weave Islamic indoctrination into the fabric of American public schools.
Obama’s old community organizing stomping grounds have been very hospitable to his muslim pals. Al Qaeda groups hold annual conferences there, to recap all the wonderful ways they’ve committed atrocities and how ‘Khilafah will shape the world’.
If we had a DOJ with guts, they would tell the muzzies to to take a flying fucking leap, not invite them to come up with ways to push their Islamofascist agenda on our Democratic Republic.
2012 cannot come soon enough.
- Obama’s Muslim Advisers Block Middle Eastern Christians’ Access to White House (atlasshrugs2000.typepad.com)
- CAIR Islamist sets stage for blasphemy enforcement on Florida Republicans (creepingsharia.wordpress.com)