Newsletter #61 – “Pocketbacking”

“Pocketbacking” – when the federal government sticks its hand in your back pocket for an allegedly good cause without you realizing it.

A Tennessee watchdog friend at http://dailyrollcall.com/ has posted a January 23, 2013 opinion piece from The Tennessean about refugee resettlement in Tennessee.  After you read it, you might want to review the information in Newsletter #53 about two Nashville based resettlement agencies.  If you are especially interested in this topic, also visit the Refugee Resettlement Watch blog that has 45 posts about Nashville alone!

While you are on http://dailyrollcall.com/ be sure to look at the “TN School Info” tab at the top of the page to see more detailed information about Islamist activity in Tennessee public schools.

Speaking of Islamist activity in Tennessee….

In its ongoing mission to radicalize Muslims young and old in Tennessee, the Muslim Brotherhood Islamic Center of Nashville (ICN) led by Imam Mohamed Ahmed, is sponsoring an event at Vanderbilt University featuring two American converts to Islam (or as they prefer to call them, “reverts”), Zaid Shakir and Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, co-founders of Zaytuna College, an unaccredited  Islamic postsecondary school in the U.S.

True to form, Shakir who says no Muslim can be a terrorist, is a popular speaker with U.S. Muslim Brotherhood organizations such as CAIR, ISNA and the Muslim Students Association.  He professes to the same end goal of the Muslim Brotherhood – to see the “day in which America is a Muslim country ruled by Islamic law.”  And consistent with the Muslim Brotherhood’s plan as laid out in its 1991 Explanatory Memorandum, he sees organizing Muslims in this country as the way to accomplish this objective.

He understands the political leverage gained by remaining separate and apart from American society by claiming a religious-based moral superiority.  He reinforces this by asserting that “American society ‘is sinful and constitutes open rebellion against Allah.’”

Cut through the veneer of Shakir’s co-presenter Shaykh Hamza Yusuf, and it’s the same Muslim Brotherhood endgame – “slaves to Allah” will cure the ills of America because as they know, slavery to “Islam is the solution.”  His 1996 speech to the sharia-for-America Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA – see Newsletter #41) makes his true agenda perfectly clear:

“I am a citizen of this country not by choice but by birth. I reside in this country not    by choice but by conviction in attempting to spread the message of Islam in this country. I became Muslim in part because I did not believe in the false gods of this society whether we call them Jesus or democracy or the Bill of Rights or any other element of this society that is held sacrosanct by the ill-informed peoples that make up this charade of a society…”

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Civilizational jihad in the name of religion is what political sharia and the Muslim Brotherhood are all about.


Newsletter #60 – “Ikhwanophobia” – a rational response to the Muslim Brotherhood

 

As stated on Ikhwanophobia.com:

Ikhwanophobia is a new term meaning the fear and or hatred of the Muslim Brotherhood members and their ideologies. It also refers to the unjustified intimidation by the people of the Muslim Brotherhood members.

Ikhwanophobes are the factions who call for discrimination towards Muslim Brotherhood members and Muslims in general. They may be characterized by having the belief that all or most MB’s are religious fanatics, with violent tendencies towards non-Muslims, and reject as directly opposed to Islam such concepts as equality, tolerance, and democracy.

Ikhwanophobes always attempt to link Muslim Brotherhood to terrorism and violence.

Ikhwanophobia is completely linked to the Islamophobia term, where there are continued accusations of the Muslim societies and Islamic Centers in Europe or in the States of being affiliated to the Muslim Brotherhood.

Intimidation of the Muslim Brotherhood, of course, leads to many negative consequences that are contrary to basic human rights. It generates evident discrimination of the western Muslims who live in Europe and the US . This bias also forces public opinion and decision makers to reject many of the democratic choices of the Muslim and Middle Eastern peoples. Hence a set of negative assumptions are made of the entire group to the detriment of members of that group.

A review of the website was posted on the Muslim Brotherhood’s “official U.S. website”

www.ikhwanweb.com.

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Eight Good Reasons to be an Ikhwanophobe:

  1. Hassan al-Banna, founder of the Muslim Brotherhood said, “it is the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its laws on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet.”
  1. 1982 Muslim Brotherhood “Project” – 14 page plan outlining strategy to “establish an Islamic government on earth”.  The document was discovered during a raid of the Swiss villa of one of the international leaders of the Muslim Brotherhood.
  1. A 1988 FBI memodocumented that a source, apparently within the ranks of the Muslim Brotherhood in the U.S., described a six-phased plan. It included creating “political action front groups with no traceable ties” so that it can “peacefully get inside the United States government and also American universities… The source told the FBI that Brotherhood operatives ‘claimed success infiltrating the United States government.’”
  1. The 1991 Muslim Brotherhood Explanatory Memorandum on the General Strategic Goal for North America – That the work of Muslims and their organizations “in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and ‘sabotaging’ its miserable house by their hands … so that … God’s religion [Islam] is made victorious over all other religions.”

5.  Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi:

a) May 13, 2012 campaign speech in which he quotes Muslim Brotherhood founder Hassan al-Banna and leads the assembled crowd in the Muslim Brotherhood credo:

“The Koran is our constitution.  The Prophet Muhammad is our leader. Jihad is our path. And death for the sake of Allah is our most lofty aspiration.  Above all – Allah is our goal.”

Morsi concludes his speech with this promise:

“The shari’a, then the shari’a, and finally, the shari’a. This nation will enjoy blessing and revival only through the Islamic shari’a. I take an oath before Allah and before you all that regardless of the actual text [of the constitution]… Allah willing, the text will truly reflect [the shari’a], as will be agreed upon by the Egyptian people, by the Islamic scholars, and by legal and constitutional experts…”

b) Morsi in 2010 – “We must never forget, brothers, to nurse our children and grandchildren  on hatred toward those Zionists and Jews and all those who support them.  They [the children of Egypt] must be nursed on hatred. The hatred must continue.”

In 2010 Morsi was serving in the Muslim Brotherhood’s Guidance Office which is the highest level body of the Egyptian Muslim Brotherhood.

6.  Achieving the Muslim Brotherhood’s goal as envisioned by Hassan al-Banna (see #1 above) in six        phases.  The Brotherhood’s Supreme Guide Mohamed Badie says with the election of Morsi, the Muslim Brotherhood is completing the fourth phase in Egypt.

7.  The Muslim Brotherhood bylaws now scrubbed from the Ikhwanweb website.  Article (3)E   in the archived document states:

“The Islamic nation must be fully prepared to fight the tyrants and the enemies of Allah as a prelude to establishing an Islamic state.”

         8.  “Islam is the solution” – the long-standing Muslim Brotherhood slogan.

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A phobia is a psychological term that indicates an irrational and excessive fear of a particular thing or situation.

Res ipsa loquitor.

 

 


Newsletter #59 – Muslim American Center for Outreach appropriates Black History month

 

Playing to its fabricated-for-political-purposes victim status, the Tennessee Muslim American Center for Outreach (formerly referred to simply as American Center for Outreach or ACO) and the Muslim Community of Knoxville, will be commemorating Black History month by talking about Muslims.

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A narrative being shopped by CAIR and other U.S. Islamist organizations is that Muslims were among the slaves brought to the New World by the Europeans. Sharing the slave experience with Muslim and non-Muslim African-Americans, they then bootstrap this to the current U.S. Muslim political narrative of a shared civil rights struggle.

The February 8th speakers panel

Remziya Suleyman, Director of the Muslim American Center for Outreach (MACO), told her audience (around minute 44) this past June that even though she didn’t know what sharia was, she was going to defend it.  “I never knew the concept of sharia…I called imams across the state and I was like guys what is sharia?  I gotta go talk to politicians.”  She also brought Hamas-linked, unindicted Holy Land Foundation co-conspirator CAIR to Tennessee to assist her.

Imam Rafiq Mahdi, a black American convert to Islam who started with the racist and anti-Semitic Nation of Islam completed his Islamic training in Saudi Arabia at the University of Medina.  His resume includes serving at what was described as a “small fundamentalist mosque” in Florida, a mosque that also served the needs of Jose Padilla who with ties to al Qaeda, was convicted of planning a “dirty bomb” attack in support of jihad.  Imam Mahdi believes that “Islam is Islam, and it has been since it was revealed 1400 and some odd years ago, and it is not the right of any individual to take it upon themselves to change it based on their own rationale or want or desire. We want to keep it in the truest form.”  He claims that most Muslims do not see Hamas as a terrorist organization, and he would like to hear Osama Bin Laden’s “side of the story” because he’s not convinced he was behind 9/11.  In 2002, helped fundraise for the KindHearts Foundation which shut down under suspicion of raising money for Hamas.

Malik Shaw is also a black American convert to Islam.  He is currently the Vice Principal at the Muslim Brotherhood Pleasant View School in Memphis discussed in Newsletter #43.   Shaw and his wife, also a convert, helped to start the American Muslim Intercultural Network “to address the needs of the Muslims of American heritage.” Each month, they host “Convert-sations,” in part to remind Americans of their Muslim roots.

The Islamic Slave Trade was REAL and predated the European Slave Trade

Thanks to the Council on Islamic Education (CIE) historical facts about the Islamic slave trade have either been written out or whitewashed in social studies textbooks, so no one should be surprised if the panel speakers are not well informed about this unclaimed part of their history.

Chelby Daigle, a Black Muslim in Canada writing about Black History month for “Muslim Link” states:

I often find it frustrating to be around Muslims during Black History Month. Why? Because, although there is often a celebration of Black converts to Islam, like Malcolm X, and condemnation of the Transatlantic Slave Trade perpetrated by the West, there is little, if any, examination of the history of slavery in Muslim societies or of the persistence of anti-Black racism within these societies as well as within Muslim communities in Canada. The reality is I have faced more blatant anti-Black racism from my fellow Muslims than I ever did growing up in a predominantly White community.

It is important for Muslims to look deeper at their particular societies of origin in order to see how the enslavement of Black peoples in these societies has led to the development of anti-Black racism. For example, the fact that in several Arab dialects the word ʻabd, meaning slave, is used to refer to any Black person demonstrates that in these societies the equation of Black people with slaves still persists.

In 2002, historian Dr. Kwaku Pearson-Lynn, also of African descent, in her piece titled “Christianity, Islam and Slavery” asserts that the Arab invasion of North Africa in the 7th century A.D. to spread Islam also changed the face of slavery in this part of the world.  “Afrikans were captured, treated brutally and inhumanely, then shipped off to other Arab countries in Asia, or other parts of Afrika that they controlled. This happened approximately 600 years before the European Christians got involved.”

Her academic integrity also addresses the contributions of Christians and Jews to the travesty of the slave trade.  HOWEVER, she notes that the slave trading in force today is conducted “still in the name of Islam.”  Simon Deng, Francis Bok and Charles Jacobs can personally confirm this fact.

Regardless of the Islamist pitch, there is no humanity in slavery regardless of Islam’s alleged doctrinal allowances for humane treatment of slaves.

Given that Islam in the Black slave history plays a similar and yet continuing role, why would Black Americans ever convert to Islam?  Why embrace a religion and culture whose lexicon denigrates Black humanity in both word and act?

What would happen if Islamist organizations allowed the accurate history of the Islamic slave trade to be taught in schools or even included in textbooks?  Do Muslim writers avoid the truth of the Islamic slave trade because it is not safe for them to write about a part of Muslim history  that reflects negatively on Islam?

Black American Muslims that the panel may not mention

Siraj Wahhaj– raised as a Baptist but converted to Islam under the leadership of Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan.  He is the imam at the al-Taqwa mosque in New York.  He preaches that the U.S. should and will become an Islamic state because “Islam is better than democracy.”

Abdullah Faaruuqformer imam at Northeastern University apparently removed from this position due to his public support for Islamist radicals and terrorists.

Dr. Sherman Abdal-Hakim Jackson – University of Michigan professor of Arabic and Islamic Studies and Black American convert to Islam.  Has served as a trustee for the Muslim Brotherhood North American Islamic Trust (NAIT) and the Fiqh Council of North America (that signed off on the authenticity of the English translation of the Sharia Law manual “Reliance of the Traveller”).  Featured speaker at the Canadian “Reviving the Islamic Spirit” annual convention, it was reported that “[h]e believes that the Muslim and Western worlds are in conflict and competition, and that only one can end up dominant. Put simply, he wants to replace Western culture with Muslim culture.”

Clement Rodney Hampton-El, (aka, Abdul Rashid Abdullah), American Black Muslim convicted in the first World Trade Center bombing.

Hasan Akbar, Black American convert to Islam was found guilty and given a death sentence for murdering 2 and wounding 14 fellow troops in 2003 when he threw grenades and fired his weapon into tents at Camp Pennsylvania in Kuwait while the soldiers were sleeping.

Carlos Bledsoe, Black American from Memphis who converted to Islam and was radicalized to commit jihad at the Army recruiting center in Little Rock, Arkansas.  Watch “Losing Our Sons” video for the complete story.

Keith Ellison, the Minnesota Congressman who claims to know nothing about the Muslim Brotherhood despite having his 16 day hajj trip to Saudi Arabia paid for by a Brotherhood front group as well as helping to fundraise for CAIR and they for him; also has a past history with the Nation of Islam.

Andre Carson, a Black American convert to Islam with family ties to the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan, is a Democrat from Indiana in the U.S. House of Representatives who thinks U.S. public schools should be modeled after Islamic madrassas…where the foundation is the Quran.

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No matter how much effort is put into revising or whitewashing documented historical facts, crimes against humanity in the form of slavery are not limited to the white European slave trade.  Muslims have their own slave trade history even if they choose to ignore it.

Denying their own history makes anything else they want you to believe suspect.

 

 


Newsletter #58 – Remziya Suleyman: politics over principles

 

The more rocks turned over, the more that is revealed about Remziya Suleyman, Director of the American Center for Outreach (ACO), the lobbying arm of the Tennessee American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC).

One thing Tennesseans (conservatives especially), need to understand if they don’t already, is that Suleyman and those with whom she seeks alliances, are willing to set aside principles, religious or otherwise, to achieve political objectives.

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Having fashioned herself into the Islamic Joan of Arc, Ms. Suleyman is a contradiction in terms.  She adheres to the alleged Islamic prescription of modesty by covering her head with a hijab but claims to know nothing about something called “sharia”.  She lectures to college students, inviting questions about “Islam and its practices”, yet says she knew nothing about the Islamic law that governs it until she called some Tennessee imams.

“I know, every day, as a Muslim, as a woman, and as an immigrant, people will look at me differently. When I go out wearing my hijab I know there will be stares and comments.”

Actually, very few people care about Ms. Suleyman’s hijab, which she says she began wearing in 2008, coincidentally right before she began lobbying Tennessee legislators.  A 2007 op-ed  written by leaders of the Muslim Canadian Congress asserts that the “hijab has nothing to do with morality” but has become a tool for both political and religious operatives.

Ms. Suleyman clings to an immigrant identity despite having grown up in Nashville since before she started elementary school.  She prefers to retain an outsider’s persona and identifies herself as a Muslim feminist governed by Islamic law that gives her more rights than Muslim men – a claim contradicted by all the writings of the very doctrine and the practices that govern these relationships.  The Bulletin of the Oppression of Women would be a good place for Ms. Suleyman to start to learn about the real status of women under Islam and to understand that it is the freedom of living as a woman in the United States that enables her to claim the veil of feminism.  Newsletter #51 provides one example of a woman’s rights under a country’s sharia-based discriminatory family code.

Suleyman’s Tennessee allies abuse the interfaith umbrella

Just two days ago, the director of the Workers Interfaith Network (WIN), Methodist minister Rev. Rebekah Jordan Gienapp abruptly stepped down from that position. The new interim director of the WIN is also a TIRRC (TN Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition) board member.  WIN’s offices are located at the same address as the Memphis AFL-CIO Labor Council.

Organized labor, the Methodist church and Tennessee’s Muslim Brotherhood Islamists all under the interfaith umbrella.  Now Mohammed Elibiary’s comment made during the ISPU panel which included Ms. Suleyman, makes perfect sense.  He said, we “aggregate and then collectively bargain.”  It’s the same labor union model used by TIRRC except that they are propped up with public funding and government support.

The wounded martyr – a useful political narrative

“Suleyman says that when she needs to recharge her batteries, ‘I look at my nieces. I don’t want them to go through what I’ve gone through.’ She doesn’t think her nieces will. ‘I think we’ll look back on the racist rhetoric and these actions [by legislators] and say, ‘I can’t believe this happened.’”

Racist rhetoric – almost sounds convincing except for the lack of evidence.  In fact, it is just the opposite but to admit otherwise would not fit Ms. Suleyman’s narrative of the moment.  As the facts have continued to prove her slogans and political positions unsupportable, she has had to shift her narrative.  The AP says Islamaphobia is out, so Ms. Suleyman’s newly divined emphasis on the interfaith model is in.

She claims to fight for the religious rights of Muslims in Tennessee and along with that equality and justice for everyone.  Except of course for those that disagree with her.

She also claims to fight for human rights.  But as an observant Muslim she is referring to the  sharia-centric Cairo Declaration of Human Rights [1](CDHR) and not the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) which the U.S. signed onto.

She is disingenuous about her doctrine, distorts the truth about events in Tennessee, and willfully abandons her religious principles in favor of political objectives. How can the public or legislators trust her to tell the truth?


[1] In 1990 the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) countries replaced the UDHR with the Cairo Declaration.  The OIC represents the 56 Islamic countries that have a permanent delegation to the United Nations and constitute the largest single voting bloc.  The OIC and the Muslim Brotherhood are the two leading proponents of global sharia law. Consistent with this end goal any and all rights recognized in the Cairo Declaration are governed by sharia law.  Since 1999 in keeping with the Cairo Declaration the OIC has pushed relentlessly for a sharia-compliant global blasphemy law.

 

 


Newsletter #57 – The Islamist Lobby in Tennessee – information for your state legislator

The American Center for Outreach (ACO) and Director Remziya Suleyman

The ACO is the lobbying arm of the Tennessee American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC).  Shortly after the Haslam administration sanctioned the AMAC in November 2011, four of AMAC’s council members organized the ACO.

According to its website, the ACO “was established in late 2011.  It was established to bring the Muslim voice to the political stage with the objective of changing the local political debate.  As a political advocacy organization, it is our aim to continue to be a visible force throughout Tennessee.”

The ACO’s Director and lobbyist is Remziya Suleyman, lead propagandist against the anti-terrorism bill.  She will be visiting your legislator in 2013 as she has every year since 2009 when she worked for the TN Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition – TIRRC.

Suleyman says that what used to be anti-immigrant/refugee issues in Tennessee have morphed into anti-Muslim issues which she has been called upon to defend. She says she is now working for religious freedom for Muslims in Tennessee even if that means that everyone else’s religious and constitutional freedoms are abridged in the process.  She says that mosques are very influential centers within the Muslim communities and she wants mosque members to be more politically active.  Now that the “Islamaphobia” campaign has been nixed by the Associated Press, Ms. Suleyman must manipulate the leftist interfaith community to work her agenda.

Ms. Suleyman, her friends and their agenda

On June 28, 2012 the Institute on Social Policy and Understanding (ISPU), the Interfaith Alliance and the Nashville based First Amendment Center’s Religious Freedom Education Project sponsored a panel to discuss mosque development in America. Panelists included Kathleen Foley, a fellow with ISPU and author of the report “Building Mosques in America: strategies for securing municipal approval”, Mohamed Elibiary and Remziya Suleyman. The panel discussion can be viewed at Mosques in America: Our Shared Future”.

Elibiary and Suleyman state that the advance and spread of Islamic religious demands in the U.S. are fed by newly arriving Muslim immigrants and refugees that began increasing during the 1990’s.  Foley said that the larger numbers of Muslims combined with the financial readiness of established U.S. Muslims and their organizations means that mosque expansion is ready to proceed, with new development especially focused in suburban neighborhoods.

The long-running Refugee Resettlement Watch blog confirms this and much more about the impact the politics and mechanics of refugee resettlement is having on our country and Tennessee.  One recent example is the move by the St. Paul Minneapolis school district to  eliminate all pork products from its school cafeterias.

Elibiary is the guy who in 2011 downloaded to his personal computer, classified Texas Public Safety documents marked for official use only.  This was confirmed by Steve McCraw, Director of the Texas Dept. Public Safety.  Elibiary offered these documents to a media outlet claiming them as evidence of Islamaphobic activity in Governor Rick Perry’s administration.  The media outlet disagreed.  Another notable credit of Elibiary’s was his appearance as a guest speaker at a December 2004 conference in Dallas, titled “A Tribute to the Great Islamic Visionary,” which was held in honor of the late Ayatollah Khomeini.”

On December 22, 2012, Suleyman and Elibiary along with Tennessee AMAC member Danish Siddiqui, presented a panel session at the Texas Dawah Convention titled “Educate, Empower & Engage: The Way Forward”.  Newsletter #41 includes more information about the aggressive, religiously obligatory proselytizing of Islam called dawah which Islamist organizations say should also be conducted in U.S. public schools.

Yasir Qadhi, imam at the Memphis Islamic Center also spoke at the Texas convention. Newsletter #35 and Newsletter #47 detail more fully Qadhi’s anti-Christian and anti-Semitic viewpoints which he justifies with his religious doctrine.

The point these second generation Islamists make is that advancing their religion in the U.S. is a matter of politics; the perfect example of political shariah.  Elibiary says that the First Amendment is supposed to protect, not contain religion.  He promotes using religion in the political arena as a way to “aggregate and then collectively bargain” and advises that “you make your friends before you need them.”

Sound political advice.

Ms. Suleyman’s revisionist account of political events in Tennessee

During the IPSU panel discussion Ms. Suleyman makes some interesting, albeit, inaccurate assertions.  For example, she says that her community will not tolerate First Amendment free speech which she defines as Islamaphobic rhetoric, especially since there is no problem with Islamic radicalization in Tennessee.  Well then just for the record:

Carlos Bledsoe from Memphis, after converting to Islam, taking the name Abdulhakim Mohammed is serving life in prison for shooting and killing Private Andrew Long at the Little Rock Army recruiting center in 2009.  Prior to that he attempted to firebomb the home of a Nashville rabbi.

-2006, Mahmoud Maawad was arrested in Memphis for participating in a planned terrorist event

-Knoxville 2003, Mustafa Saied recounts being radicalized at the University of TN having joined the Muslim Brotherhood

-Knoxville 2010, Hazam Ali Ahmed pled guilty to 16 federal firearms, conspiracy, cigarette smuggling and money laundering charges.  The profits were being sent to the Middle East.  He was also caught by the FBI recruiting for al Qaeda and talking about blowing up a shopping mall

-Nashville May 2009, it was reported that extremist texts and audio tapes by known radicals were discovered at the Al-Farooq mosque.  Some of the material calls for the killing of homosexuals and calling on Muslims who are not themselves engaged in armed jihad needing to “strengthen the capability of those fighting on the front line”

-June 2010, the Memphis Islamic Center hired Yasir Qadhi as its resident scholar.  He is one of the founders and featured instructors at the Al Maghrib Institute which both the Christmas Day bomber and convicted terrorist Daniel Maldonado attended.  Qadhi’s media company sold recordings by al Qaeda’s cleric Anwar al-Awalaki.

-July 2011 the Masjid al-Noor mosque near the University of Memphis planned to host a presentation by one of Hamas’ top fundraisers, Mohammed al-Hanooti.

Ms Suleyman, ignorant or deceitful?

Around minute 44 on the IPSU panel video linked above, when discussing the anti-terrorism material support bill which Ms. Suleyman steadfastly misrepresents as an “anti-sharia” bill, she states:

I never knew the concept of sharia…I called imams across the state and I was like guys what is sharia? I gotta go

talk to politicians…

Shame on Ms Suleyman, who, as a self-professed observant Muslim wearing the hijab, doesn’t even know anything about her own religious law which is the lynchpin of Islam.  And who disingenuously claims that the anti-terrorism bill  allegedly tried to outlaw the Islamic law she doesn’t know. (The bill never did or tried to do this.)  Newsletters 31, 35, and 47 provide at least a snapshot about the fundamentalist imams with whom Ms. Suleyman was consulting. It should be noted that she has worked closely with Yasir Qadhi to launch the ACO in Memphis.

Ms. Suleyman uses the typical “Muslim as victim” theme to mischaracterize the opposition in Murfreesboro to the mega-mosque project.  How convenient to ignore the fact that what the citizens opposed was an irregular planning commission approval process for the project, the fact that Muslim Brotherhood materials were being distributed by the mosque, and the fact that a mosque board member had evidenced ties to a terrorist organization.

You will never hear her mention the fact that she brought Hamas-CAIR to the Tennessee capitol to help her protest the anti-terrorism bill.   In fact, according to “MuslimKnoxville” facebook member  “CAIR & [the Islamizied] ACLU have stated that we need to be represented by very large numbers from the entire state.”

Nor does Ms. Suleyman ever acknowledge that the Muslim individuals and organizations with which she regularly interfaces are deeply committed, connected and rooted in the Muslim Brotherhood plan for our country to replace the U.S. Constitution with sharia law.  Some of the organizations she works with, such as the ISNA, are specifically named in the 1991 Muslim Brotherhood memorandum discovered during the Holy Land terror financing prosecution and were subsequently named as unindicted co-conspirators.

The bottom line for Tennessee legislators

Your legislators need to know that along with the interfaith network Ms. Suleyman networks heavily with U.S. Muslim Brotherhood organizations.  Start with Newsletters #2 and #3 even though there is more about her involvement in other posts.

When Ms. Suleyman comes to your legislator’s office they need to understand that her claim of fighting for religious freedom under the banner of “when we stand up for the rights of others today, we are ensuring our own rights tomorrow” is both slick and deceptive in its simplicity.

Help your legislator understand this:  kosher for Jews means THEY don’t eat pork; halal for Muslims means that NOBODY eats pork.  Translation: to protect the rights of Muslims and their Sharia law means depriving non-Muslims of rights such as freedom of religion and freedom of speech.

The Governor won’t listen to the facts, but maybe your state legislator will.