When you think of places one might call “ground zero” for Islamic extremism in the United States, several places spring to mind. Perhaps New York City or Michigan — where one major city has earned the moniker “Dearbornistan” — would be your choice.
However, according to an expert on Islam in America, the answer is a surprising one — the state of Tennessee, where she says Islamist indoctrination is happening on a massive scale in the school system.
“Tennessee is ground zero for Muslim activism in the United States,” Cathy Hinners said at a panel at the Values Voters Summit in Washington, D.C., last week.
As if the President Obama’s sweeping amnesty measures haven’t compromised national security enough, the administration let 1,519 “inadmissible” foreigners embroiled in terrorism into the U.S. last year because the crimes were committed “while under duress.”
Before the Obama administration tweaked a federal law last year, these foreign nationals would have been banned from the country for supporting terrorist causes. But under the changes the Secretary of Homeland Security has “discretionary authority” to waive certain grounds of inadmissibility relating to terrorism. We’ve seen this discretionary authority abused in the last few years and in fact, the administration has eliminated a zero tolerance policy for granting asylum or residency to individuals who have provided any sort of terrorism-related support.
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An estimated 100,000 people showed up at a memorial event last week in Chattanooga, Tennessee to honor and remember the four Marines and one Navy Sailor who were assassinated at the hands of a Muslim jihadist in July. The national news media chose to ignore this massive outpouring of gratitude and remembrance for these fallen American heroes. However, while the local media provided ample coverage, they took exception to remarks by Admiral James “Ace” Lyons (ret), who was invited to be one of the principal speakers.
So what were Admiral Lyons’ offensive words that so upset the local officials who organized the event, and the local media who reported on it? Specifically, Admiral Lyons laid the blame for the assassination on the “evil of radical Islam.”
Among other things, he said, “This tragedy never had to happen. They weren’t cut down on a battlefield. This was not workplace violence,” a clear reference to the Obama administration’s characterization of the attack by Major Nidal Hasan, who killed 13 and wounded 32 at Ft. Hood in Texas back in 2009.
Lyons stated “Make no mistake, it is clear our Constitution and way of life are under attack.” He also argued that it was President Obama’s policies that have contributed to the social unrest and the atmosphere of hate.
America is in a fight for her life. This fight is made more difficult by the fact that our so-called President gives every appearance of being on the other side
With the passing of another week, we have seen yet another manufactured controversy involving Donald Trump – this time involving his “failure” to “correct” a questioner at a campaign event in New Hampshire who asserted that President Obama is a Muslim. The media went into spasm of joy over this supposed “gaffe” that they are now assuring us will doom his presidential campaign. Turning aside for the moment from the possibility that the questioner was actually a serial Democrat plant who makes a habit out of trying to mob Republican events, the question he asked reignited the debate over whether Barack Obama is a Christian or a Muslim. While dismissed by left-wingers with a “Pshaww!,” this is actually an interesting question whose answer helps to explain why Obama does some of the things he does, and helps us to better understand, and thus develop defenses against, the many dangerous things he has done to weaken this country, both at home and abroad.
It should be pretty obvious to anyone who knows anything about it that whatever else he may be, Barack Obama is not a Christian. He has never professed a genuine Christian testimony of repentance and salvation. He demonstrates no evidences of a changed life (“by their fruits ye shall know them…”). He hasn’t regularly gone to church since leaving the congregation of “Reverend” Jeremiah Wright and his anti-Christian socialistic “liberation theology” doctrine. His support for a plethora of extremist left-wing social positions ranging from abortion on demand to gay “marriage” to radical feminism marks him out as someone who is certainly is not a Christian.
Six national security agencies warned against releasing an extremely dangerous terrorist from GITMO but Obama circumvented them and ignored their recommendations.
Normally, these agencies must sign off on letting a detainee go. They also insist that their home country have security in place to monitor the detainee. Obama ignored them and had his own special committee appointed who then let him go. They overruled the six intelligence agencies. The White House is playing nasty, dangerous politics.