In the aftermath of the terrorist murder of a soldier in London by two Islamic terrorists, one of whom vowed, “You people will never be safe!” and “I shall strike terror into the hearts of the disbelievers. Cut off their heads!” (the second quote is from the Koran 8:12), our Tea Party listened last night to guest speaker Ryan Mauro discuss the incremental incursion of Islam in our country.
Mauro is a national security analyst and a fellow with the Clarion Project, on whose website he wrote the following article about a mega-mosque being built by Turkey in Lanham, Md., a suburb of Washington, D.C. Lanham is also the site of the Sri Siva Vishnu temple as well as the Murugan Temple of North America, the first temple in the United States dedicated to the Hindu deity Murugan (the Hindu god of war and victory).
This is in addition to three Christian churches. Lanham is a small town with a population of 10,000 people on 3.6 square miles. The mega-mosque, which will be the largest mosque in the Western hemisphere, will take up 15 acres in the town. How comfortable is Washington with this new neighbor. Well, according to Mauro, Maryland Secretary of State John McDonough attended the ceremonies.
That was why the president of Turkey was here, something the press never bothered to tell us. That’s why it was so convenient for Erdogan to visit Obama. Lanham is the last stop on D.C.’s Orange Line. Here’s Mauro’s article from the Clarion Project website:
The Islamist government of Turkey is building a 15-acre, $100 million mega-mosque in Lanham, Maryland. Prime Minister Erdogan visited the site on May 15 in a ceremony that was attended by the leaders of two groups linked to the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood. The state of Maryland was officially represented at the event by its Secretary of State John McDonough.
The event was also attended by the leaders of two U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entities.
The mega-mosque is called the Turkish American Culture and Civilization Center and, according to the Muslim Link: it “will likely become the largest and most striking examples of Islamic architecture in the western hemisphere” when it is finished in 2014. The Muslim Link explicitly says it is “a project of the government of Turkey.”
On May 15, Prime Minister Erdogan spoke to hundreds of people at the construction site and said he’d come back for the opening ceremony next year. He warned the audience that there are groups promoting “Islamophobia,” branding potential critics as paranoid bigots. Erdogan recently said that “Islamophobia” and Zionism are equivalent to fascism and anti-Semitism, saying they are a “crime against humanity.”
On this trip to the U.S., Erdogan brought the father of one of the Islamists killed while on a Turkish flotilla which was trying to break Israel’s weapons blockade on Gaza. Gaza is controlled by Hamas, which is a designated terrorist organization by the U.S. State Department. Erdogan reportedly wanted to him to meet President Obama. (In the end, the father met with Secretary of State John Kerry.)
The leaders of two U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entities in attendance included Naeem Baig, is the president of the Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA). A 1991 U.S. Muslim Brotherhood memo lists ICNA as one of “our organizations and the organizations of our friends.” The memo says its “work in America is ‘a kind of grand jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within.’” The memo even refers to meetings with ICNA where there was talk about a merger.
ICNA is also linked to the Pakistani Islamist group Jamaat-e-Islami and its conferences feature radical speakers. A former ICNA president was recently indicted for horrific war crimes committed during Bangladesh’s 1971 succession from Pakistan – the torture and murder or 18 political opponents.
The second official from a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity that attended the event was Mohamed Magid, president of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA). ISNA and several of its components are listed as U.S. Muslim Brotherhood fronts in the same 1991 Brotherhood memo. ISNA was also an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation case, dubbed the largest Islamic terror-funding trial in the history of the U.S. Federal prosecutors in the case also listed ISNA as a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity.
The Turkish government has been quietly spreading its influence in the U.S., but Erdogan’s public involvement in the building of this center takes Turkey’s “outreach” in America out of the realm of the subtle.
The Clarion Project recently reported on the growing ties between the Turkish government and Native American tribes. With Congress’ help, thousands of Turkish contractors and their families may be flooding into America’s heartland and settling in semi-autonomous zones of the Native Americans, well out of the reach of American authorities.
The Clarion Project also reported on the Turkish Fethullah Gulen school network in America, which is currently under FBI investigation. The network is the largest charter school network in America. It is the same network that has been a critical component in Turkey’s on-going transformation from a secular democracy into an Islamic state.
Erdogan and his Islamist government calls Hamas a “resistance” group, despite the fact that Hamas specifically targets Israeli civilians with suicide bombings and rocket attacks. Not surprisingly, Hamas leader Khaled Mashaal is a big admirer of Erdogan’s.
Since taking office in 2003, Erdogan has been implementing his Islamist agenda, slowly but steadily changing Turkey from a secular democracy to an Islamist state; college admissions have been changed to favor religious students; the military has been gutted of its secular generals (with one in five generals currently in prison on dubious charges); and women have been routed out of top government jobs. Honor killings in Turkey increased 1,400 percent between 2002 and 2009. Persecution of artists and journalists has become commonplace as opponents are charged with “crimes” like “denigrating Islam” and “denigrating the state.”
According to the Muslim Link, the new center will have five buildings, including a mosque “constructed using sixteenth century Ottoman architecture that can hold 750 worshipers.”
The Turkish American Culture and Civilization Center will be the largest Islamic site in the Western Hemisphere. The fact that it is being built by the government of Turkey represents the next step in Erdogan’s desire to increase the Islamist influence in America.
According to the London Daily Mail Online, the victim of yesterday’s terrorist murder in the London suburb of Woolwich was 25 year-old Lee Rigby. Rigby came from Crumpsall, Manchester and served as a drummer with the 2nd Battalion, the Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, attached to the Regimental Recruiting Team in London.
Sergeant Barry Ward said he was “a loving father” to his two-year-old son Jack, and had “a very bubbly character.”
A shocked and tearful neighbour outside the family home, a council house on the Langley estate in Middleton, Greater Manchester said: “He had always wanted to be in the army since he was knee high.”
Drummer Rigby, who joined the Army in 2006, had served in Helmand province, Afghanistan, where he was a member of the Fire Support Group in Patrol Base Woqab.
A life-long Manchester United fan, he had also stood outside the Royal Palaces as part of his battalion’s public duties commitment.
Lieutenant Colonel Jim Taylor, Commanding Officer Second Fusiliers, said Drummer Rigby was a ‘real character’.
He said: ‘Larger than life, he was at the heart of our Corps of Drums. An experienced and talented side drummer and machine gunner, he was a true warrior and served with distinction in Afghanistan, Germany and Cyprus. His ability, talent and personality made him a natural choice to work in the recruiting group. He will be sorely missed by everyone in the Second Fusiliers.”
As for his murderers, showing off their blood-soaked hands to nearby video journalists and a tourist bus, The Daily Mail says, “one of the men, believed to be Michael Adebolajo, is believed to have been arrested after he went to Somalia to join banned Islamist group al Ahabaab.
“Eyewitness Jamie France, 29, said that his mother had seen Adebolajo preaching as recently as last week.
“He said: ‘She said she’d seen him last week preaching in Woolwich town centre. She said she remembers him because he’d been really angry and was saying all this political stuff.’
“Scotland Yard announced that another 1,200 police officers were being put onto the streets and several houses were raided as part of the investigation. Adebolajo is said to have joined the banned Islamist organisation Al Muhajiroun, which promotes Sharia law, and other controversial groups banned under the Terrorism Act. Insiders said he disappeared two years ago.
“He is said to have been well-known on the Islamic extremist scene in Britain and may have been stopped or arrested on his way to join the militant Islamist group Al Shabaab in Somalia in the past year.
“Adebolajo, 28, was born in Lambeth, south London, in 1985 to a Christian family of Nigerian descent. At the age of 15 or 16 he started getting involved in Islam and started to speak about Jihadi ideas.
“He joined several extremist groups – including Al Muhajiroun – that were banned in Britain and in 2003 converted to Islam, calling himself Mujaheed while at Marshalls Park School.
Fearing he had become radicalised, his parents moved him away from Romford to a village in Lincolnshire.
“He then went to university in Greenwich, living in Eltham while he was a student. A former friend told the Evening Standard that he was a Christian.
“The friend said: ‘He started getting involved with Islam aged about 15 or 16, and that is why his parents moved him away out of the area. It is utterly shocking to see what he has done. It’s unbelievable.’
“The security services, including MI5, were aware of him and his accomplice, who has not been named but is believed to be from Harold Hill, close to Romford. However, the two suspects are not thought to have links to terror groups based in Nigeria, such as the jihadist militant organisation Boko Haram.
“British Prime Minister Cameron said: ‘We will defeat violent extremism by standing together, by backing our police and security services and above all by challenging the poisonous narrative of extremism on which this violence feeds.
“‘As is the normal practice in these sorts of cases, the Independent Police Complaints Commission will be able to review the actions of the police, and the Intelligence and Security Committee will be able to do the same for the wider agencies,’ he said. ‘But nothing should be done to get in the way of their absolutely vital work.’
“Speaking about the courageous actions of Ingrid Loyau-Kennett who spoke to the killers after the attack he added: ‘When told by the attacker he wanted to start a war in London she replied, ‘You are going to lose. It’s only you versus many.’ She speaks for us all.’
Mauro told last night’s Tea Party group that it’s actually pretty hard to find a true moderate Muslim. They do exist, he said, but they’re frequently ostracized and even threatened. He noted that prison is the perfect breeding ground for recruiting converts to Islam. When an audience member asked just what Americans were supposed to do about this incursion, given the Constitutional difficulties, Mauro said that a main problem is with federal policies within the U.S. government.
Allowing Middle Eastern governments to set up schools right here in the United States is a main problem. The flow of money to the Middle East through the importation of petroleum and oil only fuels the Muslim Brotherhood’s ultimate, long-term goal of overthrowing our government.
He showed a video in which an Islamicist admitted, “No, we won’t overthrow you right away. But maybe in a hundred years, we will.”
Mauro noted that one of the difficulties is the alliances Christian churches are forming with Islamic mosques. The Muslims come to become members of the boards of churches and charitable organizations, and then fund terrorist and indoctrination operations with the money.
One Londoner stood up to the bloodied terrorist. The rest gawked or looked the other way as Adebolajo and his cohort first ran over Drummer Rigby with a car and then beheaded him. London’s answer to this crime is to urge military personnel not to wear their uniforms in public.
London banned private gun ownership years ago. Not even the cops normally carry guns, although some law enforcement official managed to shoot the pair. An indifferent citizenry stood by as Rigby was murdered in the street. No one did anything because they’ve been told not to. Here in America, we’re about to be told to march to the same drummer.
On parade, there are certain rules about spacing between units and not stopping, even if a member of your unit becomes sick or collapses in the street. Stopping your unit in the middle of a parade can get your unit disqualified. Just keep moving.
That’s what our Drum Major Domo Obama wants us to do in regard to terrorism; just keep moving. Never mind about the dead bodies. Keep on building those mosques and step over the bodies of victims like Drummer Rigby and the victims of the Boston Marathon bombing.
The parade towards “social justice” and the worldwide caliphate must keep moving; otherwise, the Muslims might get angry…