London Vehicle Attacker Osborne is a Tool of ISIS

by: the Common Constitutionalist

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Ramadan, the Muslim Holy Month is soon coming to a close. And what a month it has been – record setting in fact. There have been more deaths and more casualties in 2017 than any Ramadan month prior. In fact, as Breitbart writes, that deaths have more than tripled that of 2016 and injuries have doubled. They have been kind enough to add a timeline, chronicling daily attacks from the start of Ramadan, and will update attacks daily until the close on June 24. I invite everyone to view it by clicking on the link above. It’s rather remarkable.

Then there is the singular event, which has attracted so much press attention, of the whack-job white guy in London who used a van to mow down several Muslims exited a Mosque. Of the incident, the Atlantic penned a piece entitled, “An Attack From the ISIS Playbook.”

They’re right about that. No doubt this dirtbag Darren Osborne got the idea of using a vehicle from the recent Islamist attacks. However, the liberal Atlantic added a subtitle to the piece which reads, “The London attack seems to fit with a pattern of growing attacks on Muslims—both in Europe and in the United States.”

They write that the attack by the white guy in London was “right out of the ISIS playbook,” for the following reasons. “The attacker was a man, apparently acting alone. He took as his weapon a simple van, ramming it into people in an attempt to kill them. And he obeyed the command from ISIS spokesman Abi al-Hassan al-Muhajer to strike civilian targets in the West during the holy month of Ramadan.” read more

Ramadan Isn’t Just for Prayer and Fasting

by: the Common Constitutionalist

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Hey – it’s Ramadan. Let’s smash things, burn churches, stab, shoot and bomb the infidels. It’s the perfect kick off to the Muslim HOLY month of Ramadan, which began at sundown Friday, May 26 and runs through June 24.

History.com writes that, “Ramadan is a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayer for Muslims, the followers of Islam. Fasting is one of the five fundamental principles of Islam. Each day during Ramadan, Muslims do not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset. They are also supposed to avoid eating, drinking, smoking and sexual activity, as well as unkind or impure thoughts and words, and immoral behavior.”

I assume that “unkind and impure thoughts,” as well as “immoral behavior,” do not include the murder of close to 200 people, and injury to thousands – so far.

“Muslims break their daily fasts by sharing meals with family and friends.” Then a few jumped into a van with 12 inch knives, drove into London, running over and wiping out dozens, before exiting the van to begin stabbing as many as they could before armed police finally killed them.

“Ramadan is a time to practice self-restraint and self-reflection. Muslims go to work and school and take care of their usual activities during Ramadan; however, some also read the entire Quran, say special prayers and attend mosques more frequently during this time.” read more

Words May Wound but Islamists Will Kill

by: the Common Constitutionalist

On his June 16th radio show, Mark Levin said, “I made a suggestion to the gay community. I said you better exercise your second amendment rights while you still can. What did I mean by that,” asked Levin. “What I meant was that you need to acquire weapons to defend yourselves, because you’re being targeted by the Islamo-nazis.”

That’s a good piece of advice, as Levin is known to give. However, his advice runs up against the perceived reality of a lot of today’s youth. This reality is that for today’s youth, from 20-somethings (maybe older), all the way down to elementary school children, the fight instinct has been beaten out of them (figuratively speaking) with the bat of political correctness – leaving only the flight instinct.

Along the same vein as Levin’s advice, I wrote a piece  the other day calling for more Americans, particularly millennials, to fight back, become sheepdogs and stop acting like sheep, so when the wolves come calling, as one did in Orlando, you can and will stand up and protect the innocent.

Sadly, far too many young men and women (and other) have been conditioned to hide or flee, rather than fight. Obviously the parents bear some of the blame, but our education system, such that it is, also bears a great deal. read more

Inciting Muslim Hatred

by: the Common Constitutionalist:

A call for worldwide jihad has gone out, asking for Muslims to attack, by any means, the communities where they live. No longer are the “faithful” required to go to the Islamic State to wage war on the infidel.

ISIS is calling for the slaughter of Americans, the British, French, Australians and Canadians in their/our own countries by “lone wolves”. One jihadist tweeted, “You could literally search for soldiers, find their town, photos of them, look for addresses in Yellowbook or something. Then show up and slaughter them.”

Abu Mohammad al Adnani, an ISIS “spokesman” announced to all “lone wolves”: “Rig the roads with explosives for them. Attack their bases. Raid their homes. Cut off their heads. Do not let them feel secure. Hunt them wherever they may be. Turn their worldly life into fear and fire. Remove their families from their homes and thereafter low up their homes. Civilians should not be exempt from brutality. Do not ask for anyone’s advice and do not seek anyone’s verdict. Killed the disbeliever whether he is civilian or military, for they have the same ruling. Both of them are disbelievers. Both of them are considered to be waging war. Hinder those who want to harm your brothers. The best thing you can do is to strive to do your best and kill any disbeliever, whether he be French, American or from any of their allies.”

These should not be considered just idle threats. This is serious and so are the savages of the Islamic State.

Many Americans from major cities like Boston, Los Angeles and Minneapolis have already left the United States to become jihadists for ISIS. read more

Lawfare: The New Islamist Tactic

Executive Director and Founder of CAIR Nihad Awad (left) with Corey Saylor, national legislative director of CAIR, at a press conference called by CAIR to release CAIR's latest report, “Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and Its Impact in the United States.
Executive Director and Founder of CAIR Nihad Awad (left) with Corey Saylor, national legislative director of CAIR, at a press conference called by CAIR to release CAIR’s latest report, “Legislating Fear: Islamophobia and Its Impact in the United States.” The report was another tactic designed to silence critics.

A new study by Citizens for National Security documents almost 150 instances where the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood

Muslim BrotherhoodGlossary Item

A worldwide Islamist organization founded in Egypt in 1928 by Hassan al-Banna that seeks to implement Sharia-based governance globally.

entity, used a tactic known as “lawfare” to intimidate its opponents.

The Lawfare Project defines “lawfare” as the “abuse of Western laws and judicial systems to achieve strategic military or political ends.” This includes the “negative manipulation of international and national human rights laws to accomplish purposes other than, or contrary to, those for which they were originally enacted.”

The American Islamists’ use of lawfare is primarily in the form of frivolous lawsuits and legal threats meant to stifle free speech. Even if the Islamists’ targets have done no wrong and are sure to win any court case, the high legal costs and controversy they incur punish and potentially bankrupt them.

“Lawfare is the newest, most visible and increasingly emergent form of asymmetric warfare, which must be countered both tactically and strategically,” says Brooke Goldstein, director of the Lawfare Project. read more

Egyptians Can Storm a Mosque – Why Can’t We?

by: the Common Constitutionalist

 

Maybe we can learn a little from the Egyptian army and I’m only being half facetious. Not that I agree with the wholesale slaughter of people, but the Egyptian military appears to have little tolerance for uprisings and Islamists.

 

Now wholesale slaughter may not be accurate. I’m not currently in Cairo and wasn’t during the last week of violence and hundreds of dead. As far as I can tell there has been no determination of massive loss of “innocent” lives. It may very well be mostly Muslim Brotherhood radicals. If that’s the case, it’s fine by me.

 

The most recent incident of Egyptian authorities intolerance for Islamists was at the Fateh Mosque in Rameses Square, Cairo. One report from a witness inside the mosque claimed that they were 700 people including women and children. One has to wonder if the women and children were to be used as human shields.

 

NBC news reported that armed men began entering the Fateh mosque last Friday night and on Saturday gunmen in the mosque “unleashed bullets at security officials below”. The gunmen were positioned on a minaret.

 

The Huffington Post reported that Egyptian security forces stormed the mosque after firing tear gas at hundreds of “Islamists” barricaded inside. Huff Po also reported that gunmen on a minaret fired first.

 

The New York Times described the scene similarly and also called the mosques occupants “Islamists”.

 

The Egyptian security forces did storm the mosque and did clear out the “Islamists”. They didn’t give a second thought to returning fire when fired upon from inside a mosque.

 

Although I feel for the innocent civilians being caught up in the violence, that’s not what this is about.

 

What surprised me, a little, was the liberal use of the word “Islamist” by the lefty news outlets. Although, not surprisingly, Al Jazeera made no mention of that word. They called them protesters.

 

In not one of the mainstream media articles I read, was there any mention of “freedom fighter” or “insurgent”. I guess those terms are reserved for those who kill Americans.

 

It also appears that the mainstream media has little problem with the Egyptian security forces “rules of engagement”. Nowhere did I see any condemnation or any editorial comment regarding the firing upon or storming of a mosque. Funny how that is.

 

So why don’t the Egyptian military or police appear to care? Simple; they want to win and do so quickly and decisively.

 

This prompted me to look back at America’s politically correct “rules of engagement” for some contrast.

 

It seems that if we fire upon a mosque even after being first fired upon, it will just lead to further jihadist recruiting and riots in the streets – that a mosque attack would just further the notion that America is at war with all of Islam.

 

A military spokesman said US soldiers do not enter mosques. They are to respect the sanctity and holiness of all places of worship. I wasn’t aware firing an AK-47 was integral to prayer.

 

During the Iraq war soldiers were forbidden from entering mosques even during a firefight without permission of senior commanders under consultation with Iraqi authorities.

 

A military strike that might have caused more than 30 civilian casualties had to be signed off by the Secretary of Defense. You read that right; The Secretary of Defense!

 

Yet even according to the Geneva Convention – a place of worship, a hospital or any structure that is used for military purposes is considered a “dual structure” and can be targeted.

So the politically correct girlie men that set American military engagement policy evidently believe the Geneva Convention doesn’t go far enough.

 

Andrew Exum, a former Army Ranger and counterinsurgency specialist said: “They (our leaders) are thinking – How’s that gonna play on Al Jazeera? ”

 

In contrast, the Egyptian military evidently couldn’t care less what Al Jazeera thinks. That’s why they will most likely win. And that’s why we haven’t won a war since the Second World War and assuming we don’t change, why we never will again.

 

It’s a sad fact, but a fact nonetheless.

The Project

The Blueprint for Cultural Jihad

by: the Common Constitutionalist

Unlike us, but much like American progressives, Islamists are a patient lot. They know it takes time to conquer the west.

In 1982 the Muslim Brotherhood drafted a document called The Project. It was, and still is, a how to take over the west guide. It was discovered during a raid by Swiss authorities in November, 2001.

 Only through the work of a Swiss journalist, Sylvain Besson of Le Temps, and his book published in October 2005 in France, La conquête de l’Occident: Le projet secret des Islamistes (The Conquest of the West: The Islamists’ Secret Project), has information regarding The Project been made public.

 The Project was unearthed during a raid of a villa in Campione, Switzerland on November 7, 2001. The target of the raid was Youssef Nada, director of the Al-Taqwa Bank of Lugano, who had active association with the Muslim Brotherhood for more than 50 years and who admitted to being one of the organization’s international leaders. As we know, the Muslim Brotherhood, regarded as the oldest and one of the most important Islamist movements in the world, was founded by Hasan al-Banna in 1928 and dedicated to the credo, “Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. Qur’an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope.”

The raid was conducted by Swiss law enforcement at the request of the Bush White House in the initial crackdown on terrorist finances in the immediate aftermath of 9/11. U.S. and Swiss investigators had been looking at Al-Taqwa’s involvement in money laundering and funding a wide range of Islamic terrorist groups, including Al-Qaeda, HAMAS (the Palestinian affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood), the Algerian GIA, and the Tunisian Ennahdah.

Included in the documents seized during the raid of Nada’s Swiss villa was a 14-page plan written in Arabic and dated December 1, 1982, which outlines a 12-point strategy to “establish an Islamic government on earth” – identified as The Project. According to testimony given to Swiss authorities by Nada, the unsigned document was prepared by “Islamic researchers” associated with the Muslim Brotherhood. Yes, the same Brotherhood who’s members work in our current administration.

What makes The Project so different from the standard “Death of America! Death to Israel!” and “Establish the global caliphate!” Islamist rhetoric is that it represents a flexible, multi-phased, long-term approach to the “cultural invasion” of the West. Calling for the utilization of various tactics, ranging from immigration, infiltration, surveillance, propaganda, protest, deception, political legitimacy and terrorism, The Project has served for three decades as the Muslim Brotherhood “master plan”.

Below is a list of tactics, techniques and recommendations made in The ‘Project’.

(remember, this was 1982. Thirty years ago)

How many can you recognize that have either been established or are being actively pursued presently either in the U.S. or Europe?

  • Networking and coordinating actions between likeminded Islamist organizations;
  • Avoiding open alliances with known terrorist organizations and individuals to maintain the appearance of “moderation”
  • Infiltrating and taking over existing Muslim organizations to realign them towards the Muslim Brotherhood’s collective goals
  • Using deception to mask the intended goals of Islamist actions, as long as it doesn’t conflict with Shariah law
  • Avoiding social conflicts with Westerners locally, nationally or globally, that might damage the long-term ability to expand the Islamist powerbase in the West or provoke a lash back against Muslims
  • Establishing financial networks to fund the work of conversion of the West, including the support of full-time administrators and workers
  • Conducting surveillance, obtaining data, and establishing collection and data storage capabilities
  • Putting into place a watchdog system for monitoring Western media to warn Muslims of “international plots fomented against them”
  • Cultivating an Islamist intellectual community, including the establishment of think-tanks and advocacy groups, and publishing “academic” studies, to legitimize Islamist positions and to chronicle the history of Islamist movements
  • Developing a comprehensive 100-year plan to advance Islamist ideology throughout the world
  • Balancing international objectives with local flexibility
  • Building extensive social networks of schools, hospitals and charitable organizations dedicated to Islamist ideals so that contact with the movement for Muslims in the West is constant
  • Involving ideologically committed Muslims in democratically-elected institutions on all levels in the West, including government, NGOs, private organizations and labor unions
  • Instrumentally using existing Western institutions until they can be converted and put into service of Islam
  • Drafting Islamic constitutions, laws and policies for eventual implementation
  • Avoiding conflict within the Islamist movements on all levels, including the development of processes for conflict resolution
  • Instituting alliances with Western “progressive” organizations that share similar goals
  • Creating autonomous “security forces” to protect Muslims in the West
  • Inflaming violence and keeping Muslims living in the West “in a jihad frame of mind”
  • Supporting jihad movements across the Muslim world through preaching, propaganda, personnel, funding, and technical and operational support
  • Making the Palestinian cause a global wedge issue for Muslims
  • Adopting the total liberation of Palestine from Israel and the creation of an Islamic state as a keystone in the plan for global Islamic domination
  • Instigating a constant campaign to incite hatred by Muslims against Jews and rejecting any discussions of conciliation or coexistence with them
  • Actively creating jihad terror cells within Palestine
  • Linking the terrorist activities in Palestine with the global terror movement
  • Collecting sufficient funds to indefinitely perpetuate and support jihad around the world

An international scholar of Islamist movements, Reuven Paz, reflected on The Project in its historical context:

The Project was drafted by the Muslim Brotherhood as part of its rechartering process in 1982, a time that marks an upswing in its organizational expansion internationally, as well as a turning point in the alternating periods of repression and toleration by the Egyptian government. In 1952, the organization played a critical support role to the Free Officers Movement led by Gamal Abdul Nasser, which overthrew King Faruq, but quickly fell out of favor with the new revolutionary regime because of Nasser’s refusal to follow the Muslim Brotherhood’s call to institute an ideologically committed Islamic state. At various times since the July Revolution in 1952, the Brotherhood has regularly been banned and its leaders killed and imprisoned by Egyptian authorities.

 Since its formation, the Muslim Brotherhood has advocated the use of terrorism as a means of advancing its agenda of global Islamic domination. But as the largest radical movement in the Islamic world, it has attracted many leading Islamist intellectuals. Among the group of Muslim Brotherhood intellectuals is Youssef Qaradawi, an Egyptian-born, Qatar-based Islamist cleric.

Qaradawi’s publication, Priorities of the Islamic Movement in the Coming Phase, published in 1990, and The Project, which predates Qaradawi’s Priorities by eight years are strikingly similar.

It is speculated that The Project was either used by Qaradawi as a template for his own work, or that he had a hand in its drafting in 1982. By sheer coincidence, Qaradawi was the fourth largest shareholder in the Al-Taqwa Bank of Lugano, the director of which, Youssef Nada, was the individual in whose possession The Project was found.

 If the experience over the last thirty years seen in Europe and the U.S. is any indication, the “Islamic researchers” who drafted The Project must be pleased. To see their long-term plan to conquer the West and see the Green flag of Islam raised over its citizens realized so rapidly, efficiently and completely must be satisfying . If Islamists are equally successful in the years to come, Westerners ought to enjoy their personal and political freedoms while they last.

Attribution: Militant Islam Monitor