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First-Class Islam: Eric Holder Puts Muslims Above Terror Suspicion

No more instruction about jihad, and Islam is to be considered a race.

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Timothy Furnish

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January 28, 2014 - 12:00 am
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From 2008 to 2011, I was a guest lecturer at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (the primary DHS training facility, located in coastal Georgia) and at Joint Special Operations University (which brings foreign officers to learn of U.S. irregular warfare, located in Tampa). At both venues I was asked to lecture on the history of terrorism.

I did so in an even-handed and comprehensive manner, exploring the issue across place (Europe to East Asia), time (ancient Assyria to al-Qaeda), and ideology (religious: pagan, Jewish, Christian, Hindu, and Muslim; and political: right-wing, left-wing, anarchist, environmentalist, etc.). Only 14 of the 44 PowerPoint screens in my presentation dealt with Islamic terrorism, although several of those actually mitigated against the concept.

Nonetheless, in June 2009 I was told that I could no longer lecture at FLETC, because the edict had come down from the new Obama administration that “no trainer who uses the term ‘jihad’ shall henceforth be used.” (This was over two years before the Obama administration was openly hostile to realistic training about Islam.)

JSOU continued to utilize me until late 2011, when I was told by the course instructor that Muslim student officers had complained that “I talked too much about Islamic terrorism.”

I was actually surprised that I had not been yanked the year before, when references to Islam and jihad were stricken from Obama’s kinder, gentler National Security Strategy document. That same year, noted Islamic studies expert Eric Holder told the House Judiciary Committee that foiled Islamic suicide bombers in the U.S. were motivated by “Islam that is not consistent with” that religion’s “true teachings.”

Now, the Obama administration — led by Holder — has decided that Islam is a “race,” and therefore to examine or even to adduce a Muslim’s Islamic beliefs about jihad, beheading, violence against kuffar (“infidels”), or re-establishing a caliphate is tantamount to racism. This administration behavior is rationalized because “federal authorities have in particular singled out Muslims in counter terrorism investigations and Latinos for immigration investigations.”

It is difficult to express just how willfully ignorant of reality these statements and accompanying policies are.

Per the immigration example: as over 80% of “undocumented aliens” are from Mexico or another Latin American country, it would be foolish, indeed delusionary, to ignore that fact. The same logic applies to directing extra scrutiny towards individuals who hold a set of beliefs that may predispose them to violence against others not of that belief system.

And that is the primary point: Islam is a belief system. Not a race.

Muslims can be of any skin, Bosnian or Turkish, Nigerian, Saudi, Chinese. If American, Muslims can perhaps be of several nationalities. This is equally if not more true of Christians, who can be white Finns, black Ethiopians, brown Lebanese, or Koreans, to name but a few examples. It is not possible to look at someone (sans distinctive clothing) and ascertain whether he or she is Muslim or Christian — or secularist, for that matter.

Advocacy groups and willing dupes in the media and Democrat Party — like Senator Dick Durbin — have foolishly yet successfully conflated race and ideology in the case of only one religion, Islam. They have made examining the latter tantamount to discrimination against the former.  No one ever argues that singling out Christians for repression because they hold politically incorrect views about gay marriage or abortion amounts to “racism.”

Beyond the obvious fact that beliefs do not constitute a race, Holder et al. are massively wrong to deny the clear link between certain Islamic beliefs and terrorism.

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Radical leftism and radical Islam are bedfellows. Let's not put any more filters on that fact, soft sell it, water it down or hedge the full brunt of it.

We spend far too much time trying to not sound "conspiracy theorist" and far too little time calling an overthrow what it is.

Additionally, I don't know which "Catholic, Orthodox Jewish, Mormon and Evangelical" organizations made the list, but generally I find the inclusion of "you do it too" arguments by the spying/lying totalitarians to be worthy of immediate suspicion.

Holder and Obama are proven liars. They also are part of a "transformation" which is a dressed up phrase for totalitarian overthrow of America as we know it.

They are lawless and tyrannical.

So let's stop mincing words and mincing around the fact that we are under siege.

The sooner we do that, the sooner we can decide what to do about it. I mean, other than the Republican Party's approach of Stern Notes and Committee studies on how to get traitors brought before Congress to NOT answer any questions nor provide any documents.
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Eric Holder is a menace. He was a menace before he was appointed AG and his record was ignored by the Senate Judiciary Committee members on both sides of the aisle. Orrin Hatch should have made a spectacle of Holder's record and it would have been a legitimate exercise of his status on that committee, but he chose to waive the nomination forward. As for Durbin, he is a Chicago partisan hack and anyone with an ounce of virtue can easily discern his malevolent intentions, especially in person. He is truly a despicable human being.
Carter and Clinton were notoriously lenient with militant Islam and they laid the groundwork for a like minded successor to effectively setup a Western Caliphate. Both Carter and Clinton were also sympathetic with the Saul Alinsky model of radical transformation, with Carter using taxpayer funds to send copies of the book to public schools and Clinton ostensibly married to a devotee. The democrat party itself has become so populated with Alinskyites that they somehow envision a Caliphate as an ally in their unending quest for a utopian construct. Many in this party have no concept of the disaster they are helping to create while those at the top are fully engaged in this deception.
Meanwhile, the republican leadership is pathetic and reserves it's contempt for the Tea Party.
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Why is anybody surprised? What does the Left want? To eliminate all opposition, preferably by death.

What does Islam demand? To eliminate all opposition, preferably by death (or at least slavery).
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And Holder would know what islame's true teachings are because....becAUSE....BECAUSE.................HE IS MUSLIM !
So, HE is the final purveyor of what islame is or isn't, huh!
31 weeks ago
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Islam is not a religion, it is a 1,400 year old organized crime syndicate.
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Funny... I remember attending a church service somewhere where all the people except me and a few others were former Muslims. The former Muslims seemed very keen on not letting any of the other people in the Muslim village know they were Christians. Were the former Muslims being racist?
32 weeks ago
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The flag holders for the worlds system agenda are doing their part, and Holder is one of them. Islam is doing its part in bringing hate, and discontent to these United States.

As the State Department brings the disease that is Islam into America, what is the cure pray tell?
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Awesome article Dr. Furnish. With over 100 passages in the Qur'an calling Muslim's to combat against infidel's, I appreciate your honesty in stating the obvious. I also appreciate your calling out this administration for the favoritism granted to Islam at the expense of other faith's.
32 weeks ago
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Eric Holder’s mother grabbed his ear between her fingers pulling hard, yelling you little liar. Pushing him by his ear up into his room saying your father will correct your bad, bad lying when he gets home. "And no dinner for you, you little liar" saying mom.
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Outstanding article! Much thanks.
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Thank you, Ms. Rubin.
32 weeks ago
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when a religion says it can lie and deceive to accomplish its goals, and those in power ignore this, then one must think that they are ignorant, stupid, or actually subversive and need to be removed from offic.e
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Islam is a totalitarian system along with Communism and Fascism. To classify it as a religion is a stretch and to classify it as a race is demented.
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MB4: Islam is a religion (it has a deity, "prophet," afterlife, angels and demons, etc.)--it just happens to be the most political and violent one on the planet.
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Oh what a tangled web they weave. We the People need to recognize who the enemy is. If you can't identify...you can't defeat.
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