Newsletter #137 – Kurdish Cracks in the Ummah

Tennessee’s newest power-seeking identity group, the TN Kurdish Community Council held a rally in Nashville demanding that Tennessee help them get their own country. As if we really want another country based on sharia law. Among the more interesting signs at the rally, was this one:

we are Kurds

What do the Kurds have against the Turks, Persians or Arabs? And what difference does it make when Tennessee’s Kurdish activists will just call you an Islamophobe, xenophobe, bigot or racist if you try to differentiate by their ethnic identities?

Besides, the Kurdish, Arabic, Turkish and Persian Muslims tell us that their ummah is for all Muslims because they all follow the same doctrine, they all follow Islamic law and they all model their lives after their prophet Muhammad. Even the Hamas charter agrees that: “Its ultimate goal is Islam, the Prophet its model, the Qur’an its Constitution. Its special dimension extends wherever on earth there are Muslims, who adopt Islam as their way of life.”

So what difference does it make whether it’s a Kurdish Muslim or a Arab Muslim who follows Mohammed’s example of marrying a child? Or the Quran’s command to a husband to beat his wife whens he disobeys him?

One of the more vocal Jew-hating Kurdish activists in Nashville is Drost Kokoye. She says “I fight inner demons everytime I see a kafiya.” The “kafiya” (also spelled keffiyeh), is traditionally associated with Arabs and Turks who wear it as a scarf around their shoulders or head. The black and white patterned kafiya is typically associated with Jew hater Yassar Arafat and the red and white kafiya was adopted by Hamas. Much like the hijab, the kafiya has become a political symbol.

Drost’s negative feelings about the kafiya though doesn’t stop her from helping to organize and promote pro-Hamas rallies.

Drost was just one of the original Kurdish board members that started the Tennessee American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC). She continues to serve on the AMAC board. Daoud Abudiab, president of the mosque in Columbia was also one of the original AMAC board members and served as its co-chair. He is now Board President of the TIRRC (TN Immigrant and Refugee Rights Coalition).

Daoud Abudiab is Arab Palestinian. Does he share Drost’s feelings about the kafiya? What about Hamas?

How does it make Daoud feel that Nashville’s Kurds want everyone to know that they are not Arabs? Is the Arab-Kurdish polarization in Iraq, seeping into Nashville? Kurdish animus towards Turks is legend so there should be no reasonable expectation that the Kurdish Community Council is going to collaborate with Tennessee’s Turkish American organization.

Can Tennessee’s Muslims realistically separate from their cultural, ethnic and political and allegiances? How will Tennessee’s other Muslim nationalities feel if the Kurds begin to dominate Tennessee’s Muslim politics?

Sunnis, Shias and Kurds can’t live peacefully together in Iraq, why should it be any different over here?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter #132 – Haslam and Aljabbary/Mohammed: Made For Each Other

Aljabbary/Mohammed is running in the Republican primary for Tennessee Senate District 21 in Davidson County (Nashville), the seat previously held by Democrat Douglas Henry for over 40 years.   Haslam has more in common with him than he has with our conservative legislators.

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Aljabbary’s website says he has “experience in refugee resettlement and welfare laws.”

Haslam’s director of legislation, Leslie Hafner is the business partner of Chamber of Commerce lobbyist David McMahan. Chambers of Commerce like the Nashville and US Chamber support refugee resettlement for the exploitation of ‘serf’ labor from other countries while US citizens line up for work. Haslam also continues to explore expanding access to Medicaid (TennCare) in Tennessee, something else the TN Chamber of Commerce supports.

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Aljabbary is a Kurdish Muslim who used to be president of his mosque. He follows the Quran and the Sunna of Mohammed. Memphis Islamic Center’s Sheikh Yasir Qadhi, described by the New York Times as “one of the most influential conservative clerics in American Islam,” says that the Quran “destroys” American capitalism.

Haslam says he is concerned about income inequality and that “Republicans should not deny evidence that wealth is being spread unevenly or write off such concerns as Democratic propaganda.”

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Aljabbary was an original supporter of the American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC).

Haslam and Dept. of Safety Commissioner Gibbons supported the formation of AMAC.

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Activists from Aljabbrary’s mosque have their offices in the building owned by amnesty supporting organization, Conexion Americas.

Haslam is working toreelect pro-amnesty, our supposedly conservative senator, Lamar Alexander.

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Aljabbary’s Quran tells Muslims not to take non-Muslims for their patrons or protectors. The former president of the Muslim Brotherhood Islamic Society of North America says this means that “It is the duty of Muslims to patronize Muslims.” It probably also means that Muslims in Aljabbary’s district will vote in the Republican primary for the first time.

Haslam also supports crossover voting; he admits it helped him get elected also.

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Aljabbary voted Democrat in the past. He has voted Republican only one time. State Executive Committee (SEC) member Robert Duvall had to vouch for Aljabbary’s Republican credentials so he could be a Republican candidate. Robert Duvall is seeking reelection to his SEC seat in Aljabbary’s district. Political trade?

Seem like Haslam has more in common with him than with our real conservative legislators.


Newsletter #129 – Partnering for Islam (part 2 of 3)

Why Nashville Kurds and Turks Find Common Ground

One would imagine that for Nolensville Academy’s Kurdish Muslim board members, Mohammed Kokoy, Ahmad Brifkani and Mwafaq Mohammed (aka, Aljabbary/Mohammed), the alliance with Gulen followers is acceptable and reflective of what is happening in their homeland.

Turkey is moving away from secularism and working politically to improve relations with Muslim majority countries, most notably Syria and Iran.  For example, as Turkey revives its identify as a religiously Islamic country, it was reported that Sunni Islam religious classes are compulsory in the public schools.

Nashville’s Kurds likely support  Erdogan’s claim that he supports an independent Iraqi Kurdistan, the place which many of Nashville’s Kurds still refer to as their real home.

Erdogan permitted Hamas to operate out of Turkey to organize the recent abduction of the three Israeli teenagers who were murdered. Why do these Nashville Kurds support Erdogan who has given sanction to Hamas? Is it a reflection of their anti-Semitism?

No doubt that Turkey’s political posture towards Israel appeals to Nashville Kurds like Drost Kokoye who regularly tweets out her Jew hatred here and here. Kokoye is a Jew-hating agitator that attends Aljabbary/Mohammed’s mosque and advises Muslim youth through MYNT. (See video here.)

 

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Erdogan embraces the Muslim Brotherhood whose organizations and   ideology are being actively promoted by Tennessee Islamists and Erdogan’s Islamizing of Turkey. Tennessee’s Islamists share Erdogan’s vision for a dominant world Islamic power under sharia law.

Kurdish Muslim Kasar Abdulla (deep in the Islamist politics of Tennessee, here and here, also a member of Aljabbary/Mohammed’s mosque where he served as president in 2010), recently traveled to Turkey with fellow Nashville YWCA board members Tom Negri (director Nashville’s Human Relations Commission) and Pat Shea (President and CEO YWCA). Renata Soto, YWCA honoree and founder of Conexion Americas and Casa Azafran, was also on the trip.

Do the traveling Islamic apologists understand what happens to individual freedoms and women in particular, as Turkey shifts towards sharia under Erdogan? Does Tom Negri understand that when Islamists refer to “human rights” they mean the Cairo Declaration of Human Rightswhich says that human rights are defined by sharia law?Dominated by patriarchal doctrine the Cairo Declaration’s sharia-centric rights will always deny equal rights to non-Muslims as well as Muslim women. Newsletter #96and #67.

Does Pat Shea know that women in Kasar’s mosque have publicly complained about their second class status in Nashville mosques?

Why do Nashville apologists listen to Islamists like Remziya Suleyman to educate them about human rights under sharia law when she openly admitted that she “never knew the concept of sharia?”

 


Newsletter #124 – What Does Aljabbary/Mohammed’s “Change” Look Like?

Mwafaq Aljabbary, aka Mwafaq Mohammed, is running for Tennessee Senate District 21 in Davidson County (Nashville), the seat previously held by Democrat Douglas Henry for over 40 years.

Aljabbary aka Mohammed says that:

“My ethnicity is Kurd and I am an immigrant. The population demography of Nashville is changing and this trend will continue for years to come. More and more immigrants and minorities are selecting Nashville as their home. We chose to live in America for a reason and that is the Freedom and principals America represents. 

It is not impossible to win this race. With your help and support we can have our voice in the government.”

Who do you think Aljabbary aka Mohammed is talking about when he says “we chose to live in America” and “we can have our voice in the government?”

Just as fellow Islamist and American Muslim Advisory Council (AMAC) member Zak Mohyuddin, running for County Commissioner in Coffee County, also tells voters that American Muslims are part of the changing demographics that he represents.

Jummah (Friday prayer) at MLK Academic Magnet School in Nashville

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This is the Muslim Student Association (MSA) at MLK Academic Magnet School. This MSA was organized by the Muslim Youth Network of TN (MYNT) after being trained last summer (and this video) in political activism by CAIR director Dawud Walid and Muslim American Center for Outreach (ACO) Director, Remziya Suleyman.  Suleyman is a member of the Kurdish mosque where Aljabbary aka Mohammed served as the president in 2010.

Young Tennessee Muslims are being shaped to remain separate and apart from their peers.  They are told that the only reason to interact with non-Muslim “friends” is to fulfill their religious duty of dawa (proselytizing Islam).  They are filled with supremacist messages about the dhimmi status of non-Muslims in Islamic states.

High school MSAs in other states report their success with their dawa and conversion of non-Muslims:

“Many students are signed out by parents to attend Jumu’ah at nearby Prince George’s County  Muslim Association (PGMA) or Dar-us-Salaam.

The students who get left behind are the ones who embrace Islam in high school unknown to their parents, many who are devout followers of other faiths.’A brother who was a taxi driver used to come and pick the convert brothers and take them to Friday prayer, but then the principal found out and she was very upset,’ says Hayat. (emphasis added)

At the last MSA meeting at Parkdale High, there were at least three students who raised their  hand when asked if they were the only Muslims in their families. Some of these students are as young as 14.”

Jummah at the Nashville school is the Muslim Friday prayer. These students are praying in accordance with Sharia law.

Who wants more of Aljabbary aka Mohammed’s change?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Newsletter #123 – Who’s the Bigger Phony?

Mwafaq Aljabbary (aka Mwafaq Mohammed), identifies himself as a Republican who is running for the District 21 Senate seat vacated by Democrat Douglas Henry who has retired but held that seat since 1971.

During a May candidate forum, Aljabbary revealed that he is running his campaign under his real name.

Does that mean that he legally changed his name from the one he used to purchase his home which is the address he used on his qualifying petition?

Which name does he uses for his job with the TN Department of Transportation?

Which name did he use to qualify to be a candidate?

Which name does he use on his voter ID? Does he have a voter ID card for each name?

When he runs for a GOP Senate position he says he is Mwafaq Aljabbarry.

When he criticizes the Speaker of the Senate, Lt. Gov. Ron Ramsey for his comments about concerns for radical Islam, he says he is Mwafaq Mohammed.

During the same May candidate forum, Mwafaq Aljabbary said that if elected, he would vote to repeal Common Core, Haslam’s cornerstone of education reform.

How will Mwafaq Mohammed vote on a Common Core repeal?

Any chance Gov. Haslam will get around to stumping for incumbent Republicans who also openly opposed Common Core during the last legislative session?

 

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Rawling (running for District 51 House seat), Aljabbary or Mohammed (we are not sure which he wants to be in this picture), Haslam