Has Florida Forgotten Jihadi Pulse Attack?

You would think Florida would be the last state that would welcome a Syrian Cleric who advocates the death penalty for homosexuals and holy war against Jews and those in the West. Apparently the Islamic Center of Pinellas County near Tampa, Florida has put the Pulse jihad attack behind them as they choose to invite this “world renown scholar” to speak January 6, 2017.

Syrian Sheikh Rateb Al-Nabulsi was welcomed by our State Department in 2014 to visit 17 different cities speaking and collecting money for the Syrian opposition to Assad. The Syrian American Council and Shaam Relief, partnered with the Muslim Brotherhood was integral in bringing him here to the US.

The approval of his visa occurred even though Al-Nabulsi was on video advocating for the death penalty for homosexuals, and was reported by the Inestigative Project on Terrorism as saying this,

“All the Jewish people are combatant. They do not have a career that a military rank does not encounter: doctor, pilot, engineer, for example, is a tank commander. Every civilian citizen. They do not have a regular army; they have a reserve army, and all the people can fight, so this is essentially an entirely aggressive entity from A to Z. This is the Sharia ruling.”

According to the New York Post the State Department defended their decision to admit Al-Nabulsi as one of their officials reported that visa requests especially from countries that sponsor terror get scrutinized. One official stated,

“Every visa applicant undergoes a screening to detect connections to terrorism, and that includes inputs from multiple federal partners.”

If these screenings are any indication of the scrutiny of the Syrian refugees are receiving, Americans should be extremely concerned for their personal safety and the security of the country.

If they can fail so badly when they have multiple sources of background information at their disposal, what kind of assurance do the American people have that they are making wise decisions with NO background information at all on the refugees and immigrants being allowed in our country?

How can a State Department with access to these open-sourced videos and documents not make decisions in the best interest of the American people? Why does the State Department still extend an open and welcoming stance to a Syrian Cleric advocating for the death of homosexuals 8 months following an Islamic jihad attack on a gay bar in Orlando, Florida?

The answer is simple. We have been under the direction of an enemy in the White House.

Prior to the Pulse jihadi attack, Alan Kornman with The United West, brought another Muslim Cleric, Iranian Sheikh Sekaleshfar, to the attention of WFTV 9 News in Orlando. This man openly called for the killing of gays as the compassionate thing to do, and spoke in Sanford, Florida at the Husseini Islamic Center.

So, here we are once again having to swallow the absolute deception of a President Obama who speaks out of two sides of his mouth and a State Department that has become impotent when it comes to protecting this country. Obama sets the tone for his duplicitous manner when it comes to Islamic terrorism and gay rights.

On the one hand he drapes the White House in rainbow colors, appoints a gay man, Eric Fanning, for the Secretary of the Army and names Stonewall a National Monument for gay rights. On the other hand, he courts the Muslim Brotherhood/HAMAS by allowing hate-filled clerics like Al-Nabulsi and Sekaleshfar who advocate violence against gays, to come and whip up the Muslims attending these Mosques and Islamic Centers into carrying out more atrocities on the American people.

The good people of Florida need to speak up against the Islamization of their state and demand that clerics like Al-Nabulsi turn right back around and go back to where they came from.

It is time for a new Secretary of State to designate the Muslim Brotherhood and all those front groups associated with them as a Foreign Terrorist Organization. Only then will our law enforcement be able to root them out and put a stop to the sponsoring of jihad promoting clerics and Imams from spreading their ideology of hate.

  • Al-Nabulsi Event Flyer: The Islamic Society of Pinellas County, “An Evening for Syria Dr. Mohammed Al-NabulsiMasjid Ebad Alrahman (904) 704-4381
  • Friday, January 6, 2017 at 7:30pm

Trump Should Double Down On Muslim Ban

dome-of-the-rock-574488_1280-e1470349483128-7c0bb0f4206d63e226bdfde51e91b5371bc14995If America is at war with an ideology, would it not make perfect sense to ban those coming into our country who adhere to that same doctrine? Yet Trump was vilified by the left when he said last December that he wanted, “a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.”

Some would argue that a religious test to screen immigrants is unconstitutional, but Andrew McCarthy disagrees and points out the religious litmus test was only to be used for those wanting to enter public office. He went on further to verify our right to vet immigrants through what their beliefs are. He said,

“And just as we have a right to consider the religious convictions of candidates for public office, so too do we have a right to require scrutiny of the beliefs of aliens who petition for entry into our country — a privilege we are under no obligation to confer. This includes beliefs the alien may regard as tenets of his faith — especially if such “faith tenets” involve matters of law, governance, economy, combat, and interpersonal relations that, in our culture’s separation of church and state, are not seen as spiritual.”

Trump’s vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence, has tried to soften Trump’s meaning by backing away from that original statement, as the Republican candidate for President has as well. They both seem to go back and forth from barring Muslims temporarily to banning all immigrants from countries sponsoring terrorism. In a recent radio interview Pence said,

“That’s what Donald Trump and I are calling for now, is to have a temporary suspension of immigration from countries or territories compromised by terrorism, and I believe that’s an appropriate action given the horrendous, horrendous violence that we see,”

However, Trump needs to double down on his suggested ban of Muslims. He needs to do this because it makes sense. Trump’s support and following grew huge because he made common sense statements that he didn’t apologize for, and he should continue to do so in the future. Americans, as a whole, are wary of politicians’ apologies. You can’t take one step in the political arena without stepping on them.

When Trump proposed the ban on Muslims he was essentially identifying who the enemy claims to be, something the Obama administration has yet to do. And no wonder, if you name the enemy, which in my mind is the Islamic ideology, then actions should follow that definition. This is why Obama will always steer clear of defining it.

Nobody wants to come out and say all Muslims are the enemy, but the ideology embraced by those responsible for committing terrorist attacks every 84 hours just happen to follow Islam. That is not some crazy coincidence.

The ban suggested by Trump is also why the left has bound together with the Muslim community to defeat Trump. After all, they can’t abide the thought of not coexisting with all the movements in America who are attacking God-given freedoms.

The left has to stick together, you know. Even in the face of all the Islamic terrorism with machetes, buses, knives, bombs and yes, even guns. They cannot allow themselves to come to grip with the fact that all of these attacks are driven and inspired by an ideology that is embraced by Muslims. That just wouldn’t fit their world view.

Wonder if those jumping all over Trump about being xenophobic, Islamophobic, etc., ever consider what is happening across the ocean in Europe? In fact there was a recent debate concerning the delegalizing of Islam in Poland. One of the debaters was Miriam Shaded, president of the Estera-Fund, who gave several points as to why Islam should be outlawed in her country. When asked her reasoning behind the criminalization, Shadad said,

“It is against the Constitution, those who leave Islam have to fear death. Islam calls for violence and its attempts to bring this system and ideology to power in certain countries, into certain structures-with the use of violence…Their approach towards women, discrimination, beatings, molestation, necrophilia, zoophilia, all that is legitimized by the Qu’ran.”

Her supposed opponent, Lesek Samorski, found it difficult to counter her reasoning and ended up agreeing with her as far as characterizing Islam, but differed as far as how to go about discouraging the criminal acts perpetrated by Muslims in Poland. He stated,

“…I am absolutely against what is happening now-the Islamic hordes that want to enter Europe…We had problems with them for centuries and we solved them with fire and sword.”

One thing is for sure, this debate over what to do with the Islamic ideology and Muslims who adhere to it is far from over. From deciding if Muslims should be banned from entry into the country, to deciding whether or not to allow them to legally follow the Qu’ran is a serious issue, and it must be determined.

Further, a discussion and study to whether Islam should even be classified as a religion verses a cult or a major political ideology needs to be happening in the public arena. And our leaders need to define the enemy and act accordingly.

A strong leader says what he means, and makes no adjustments. Winston Churchill said this about the religion, and nothing transformational has taken place within Islam since.

But the Mahommedan religion increases, instead of lessening, the fury of intolerance...It was originally propagated by the sword, and ever since, its votaries have been subject, above the people of all other creeds, to this form of madness.”

Right after the Pulse Islamic attack in Florida the Muslim ban had a majority of support by the Republicans, but has since waned. Americans need to come to a decision about whether they support the ban or not, and stick with it. And if public support continues to be fickle, Trump just needs to wait for the next jihadi attack to propose it again. We all know it is just a matter of time.