Sunday, September 28, 2014

Useful Idiots engaging in Taqiyya: "Creative Lying" which is advocated in Islam

The (Islamic) definition of Taqiyya is:  To save life, honour. Or property (either one’s own or of other believers) by hiding one’s belief or religion”.

Shah `Abdu ‘l-`Aziz Dehlawi, Tuhfa-e-Ithna-’ashariyah, ch. 1, p. 368
The goal is to communicate with non-believers or believers and hide ones purpose or belief.  It is a nuance.  For example if a man is asked if he has any money and he replies, "no, I don't have a cent".  He is being "honest" under taqiyya if he has 100.00 but no pennies.  It's an unusual concept. 

In terms of the media, by being "politically correct" and attempting to disconnect Islam from actions associated with Islam are they (members of the media), willingly or not, engaging in taqiyya?  Even if they are not knowingly being deceptive is it possible that the media, in attempting to sell that actions are not connected to Islam (when clear evidence shows they are), are giving Islam a "pass" or a "cover" and if so for what reason?  I think so. 
Consider that on September 26th in Oklahoma, Alton Nolan a 30-year old man walked into his former workplace and beheaded one woman and had begun to stab another when he was stopped.   

Mr. Nolan was a convert to Islam who had been attending a mosque from at least February '14 (from post on his Facebook).  At some point he changed his name to Jah'Keem Yisrael.  He was, by his own statements, a devout Muslim.  He pontificated on Islam in nearly every post.  He quoted the Koran or Qur'an.  He attended outings with his Mosque (they went to an amusement park) and he grew the appropriate beard and dressed in the appropriate manner.  He wrote of his hatred for America and his support for Islamic terrorist. 

But in the world of Melissa Harris-Perry, Mr. Yisrael aka Alton Nolan's religion had nothing to do with his actions and in truth his behavior was nothing more than workplace violence. 

I have no idea why Ms. Harris-Perry seemed to think it was important to mention he converted to Islam while in prison.  Does she not see that as a "real Muslim"?  Was she looking down upon him because he had been in prison or was it just an easy way to dismiss him? 

OK, so it isn't "relevant" that Mr. Yisrael was Muslim, right?  Well . . . maybe Ms. Harris-Perry and her staff should spend a few minutes looking at Mr. Yisrael's Facebook page. 
Mr. Yisrael's "workplace violence" had nothing to do with Islam is what Ms. Harris-Perry is saying.  Nothing at all.  Except just what did Jah'Keem Yisrael share?  Were his views influenced by Islam?  Is the idea of beheading someone a part of Islam as Mr. Yisrael saw it? Short answers; hate (support for terrorist), yes they were and oh, yes, he saw beheading as a part of Islam. 

Mr. Yisrael's Facebook Page (above).
"About" Jah'Keem (above).  Of course he mentions "the Mosque" that he is a "Muslim" and the obligatory "white man" reference. 
Ah, there it is.  Jah'keem post a photo which clearly states, "Thus do we find the clear precedent that explains the peculiar penchant of Islamic terrorist to behead their victims: it is merely another precedent bestowed by their Prophet" and "I will instill terror into the hearts of the unbelievers.  Smite ye above their necks and smite all their finger-tips off them." Qur'an 8:9-13. But his religion had NOTHING to do with beheading a coworker according to Ms. Harris-Perry, nothing at all.  They are unrelated.  Except by beheading someone Mr. Yisreal implies he is a terrorist as he states it is it "the peculiar penchant of Islamic terrorist to behead their victims".  His words.  His faith.  Are we not to believe him? 
Simply look at what Mr. Yisreal found important and the images he wanted to share on Facebook.  .  


Then I wondered, the guy had 1,848 friends on Facebook, some of them must have been offended or put off by his postings of the following photos, right? 

Posting supportive pictures of OBL must have turned off someone on his friends list, right? How about calling America "Wicked" that would upset someone, no? 

No?  Nothing to see here, right.  Not even when Jah'keem seems to support the 9/11 attack on the World Trade Center in February by posting: 

Nothing at all to see.  Workplace violence and Jah'keem's religion, which we all know is a "religion of peace" had nothing to do with his beheading a former co-worker. 
Of course Jah'keem was just a good guy who wanted to share his knowledge with others, like the time he informed them that Muslim's did not have to pay taxes in America: 
Of course Jah'keem was also an aspiring rapper that just wanted to drop knowledge: 

Back to Ms. Harris-Perry.  I am sure the family and friends of Ms. Colleen Hufford who was killed along with the family and friends of Ms. Traci Johnson who was stabbed repeatedly by Jah'keem will find assurance that the new stereotype is that "Muslims are funny".  Sure.  Right.  Like the hilarious Muslim that beheaded someone they love, stabbed someone they love and posted images on Facebook showing Islamic approval for beheading.  Funny guy that Jah'keem. 
It's odd to me that Ms. Harris-Perry was so quick to dismiss Mr. Yaisreal's religion and actions and simply say it was "work place violence".  Maybe she has forgotten that on 23 September the Department of Homeland Security issued a bulletin that warned, "ISIS’ prolific online campaign and cites a recent audio message from ISIS that called for “lone offender attacks in the Homeland in retaliation for U.S. military operations in Iraq and Syria,” as the bulletin put it."  But of course there is nothing to see here.  Move along. 
Even if Ms. Harris-Perry could dismiss everything else how could she dismiss the fact that on Sept 2, Nathaniel Zelinsky wrote (Foreign Affairs (a publication from the Council on Foreign Relations)): "For followers of ISIS, a single raised index finger has become a sign of their cause, and it is increasingly common in photographs of militants. Some have even gone so far as to call the symbol “the jihadi equivalent of a gang sign.” (see below).
 ISIS fighters in Syria 2014
Continued from Zelinsky: Yet gestures -- in particular ISIS’ index finger -- should demand far more attention. They are an important means by which regional groups communicate their core messages to viewers down the street and observers thousands of miles away in Europe and the United States. To understand the ideologies such groups aim to export, one needs to understand the symbols they use.

Mr. Yaisreal (center) August 2014 making a sign that has become associated with ISIS. 

Yep, nothing to see.  I wonder is there another reason that Ms. Harris-Perry was so willing to say the actions of Mr. Yisreal's actions had nothing to do with his religion?  Is she concerned with being called a bigot if she see's a connection? 
There is just no connection between Islam and questionable "anti-American" activity, right.  OK.  Well how about this:  
Mr. Yisreal attended the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City.  The Mosque denied he had ever attended serviced until they were confronted with photos from Mr. Yaisreal's Facebook page showing him praying in the Mosque and attending outings with the Mosque.  It was then said  by Saad Mohammed, that Mr. Yaisreal was, "quiet and kept to himself".  In truth Mr. Mohammed said that he had only spoken to Mr. Yasireal once when he (Mr. Yasireal) had put his Koran on the ground and he (Mr. Mohammed) told him to pick it up".  Mr. Mohammed also mentioned that he had heard Mr. Yaisreal converted to Islam while in jail. 
Notice, that Mr. Mohammed immediately minimizes Mr. Yaisreal and makes it sound like he must not be a "good Muslim" as he had to be told not to put his Koran on the ground and besides he (Mr. Yaisreal) had only become a Muslim while in jail (like Mr. Harris-Perry did).  Oh and when Mr. Mohammed was first asked about a member beheading someone he said he was unaware of Mr. Nolan and that he had no knowledge of Mr. Nolan (of course not, he knew him as Jah'Keem Yasireal and not Alton Nolan.  See it isn't "really" a lie). 
According to one former Mosque member the Greater Oklahoma Mosque in writing about the Mosque said;  The Imam was Imad Enchassi the last I heard. He was a friend of mine. He is a Lebanese-born Sunni who hates Israel. He once gave a sermon that the Israelis were trying to collapse al-Aqsa mosque by digging tunnels underneath it. They have no issue with Palestinian suicide bombings because, as it was explained to me, that is the only weapon the Palestinians have.

They sold Milestones in the book shop while I was there, which as you know calls for replacing all non-Islamic governments with Islamic ones. I remember listening to a tape a friend of mine, Yahya Graff, another white convert to Islam, had that prayed for the destruction of Israel and America.

The imam when I first converted, Suhaib Webb, is hailed as a moderate by liberals in the United States but he was the one that explicitly told me that according to Islam, three choices are to be given to non-Muslims: convert, pay the jizyah tax and live under Islamic rule, or jihad. They try very hard to whitewash Islam when the media is around, but they believe in their religion and the ultimate goal of an Islamic caliphate.

Still these are all just "moderate" people, right.  Well, hold on.  Remember Iman Webb who had once been the Iman at the Greater Oklahoma  Mosque.  On 9 September 2001 the FBI states that he attended a fundraiser with Al Qaeda operative Anwar Awlaki (killed by U.S drone strike in 2011).  They raised more than 100,000 that night for Jamil al Amin (formerly H. Rap Brown) a former member of the Student Nonviolence Coordinating Committee and the Black Panther Party .  Mr. al Amin was charged and later convicted of killing a police officer (as a side note; the police officer was black (so no, it wasn't "racist") and Mr. al Amin was found to have in his possession the rifle (semi-automatic) and handgun used in the shooting.  Mr. al Amin was captured by US Marshalls as he had fled the state after the shoot-out).   

Mr. Webb became the Iman for the Islamic Society of Boston Cultural Center in 2011.   The ISBCC operates the Cambridge Mosque where Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev found a home.   Iman Webb has written how all of this is just a coincidence.  Except Iamn Webb has called for an "Islamic State" during a Council for American Islamic Relations event in 2014.  Iman Webb, the moderate, was exposed on video as discussing how gays are "cursed" and how gay marriage is wrong.  But Iman Webb was hailed by the Boston Globe as being a leader in a time of crisis.  Again, these are "moderates" right? 

So just how many of us have attended a Church or Synagogue that has had a Minister, Priest, Pastor or Rabbi that ended up having three separate murders connected to the work they do and who also admits an association with a terrorist who was killed by a US drone and has presided over a Church or Synagogue where several members were indicted for links to terror, right.  I am sure there is some reasonable explanation.  There must be.  These are "moderate" Muslims, right.

Amazingly few in the media are making the connections discussed above even though it is public information and has been reported in the past.  Funny.  Do you think if a story broke about a Christian with connections to a radical sect, say for example Warren Jeffs,  that the media would not report that?  Just step back and think about the images of Mr. Yisreal that has been shared.  It's an old mug shot from his past time in jail - not the man he is today.  Consider the difference and ask why? 

Regarding, Ms. Negin Farsad's and her pontifications in the video that, "it's not OK to equate all white men with school shootings" is a nice job of trying to be politically correct however it is silly and seems to forget that such equations have already been made.  See; here, here, here, here and oh, here for example.
Ms. Farsad's thought that we must have a, "cultural paradigm shift that does not connect Muslims and violence."  OK.  Tell them to stop killing each other throughout the world and maybe consider ending the beheadings and that connection will dissipate.  Until then, yeah, sorry, there is a connection.  It's like the connection that exist between truck stops and lot lizards, fair or not, it's there. 
But . .  sure, Ms. Harris-Perry, Jah'Keem Yisreal's conversion to Islam had NOTHING at all to do with him choosing to behead anyone.  Well, then again, Channel 9 (KWTV) reporter Robin Marsh did tweet

The question then becomes did Mr. Yisreal commit this crime as an act of terror or was he just simply angry with being terminated from his employment?  Clearly he was sympathetic to terrorist ideology and that ideology was driven by his Islamic faith.  Mr. Yisreal clearly found America an objectionable place and the hatred he had was based on America's incompatibility (as he saw it) with Islam.  Does that make him a terrorist or just a terrorist sympathizer and does it really matter?  In his Facebook post espousing beheadings his belief is clear and it is that such acts are the mark of an Islamic terrorist. 
Mr. Yisreal took a human life and greatly injured another.  He is a murder under the law.  Labels are insignificant in my opinion.  I have no concern if he was connected to an organized terrorist group of if he acted as a lone wolf carrying out a horrific act.  The correlation is that he is a Muslim who committed a murder in a manner that has become a hallmark for Islamic extremist according even to him.  Beheading is a practice that occurred during the time of Mohammad according to biographer Ibn Ishaq and continues today.  Mohammad himself was said to have ordered the beheading of between 600 - 900 people at one sitting at the massacre of the Qurayza Jews.   
So clearly there is a correlation between Islam and beheading but that does not imply a causation, that all Muslim's will behead someone at some point.  The problem that I see is that America would rather look at Mr. Yisreal (like Ms. Harris-Perry and her guest did) and say he is an abomination instead of someone whose actions are an accepted part of Islam.  I believe that is an ignorant way to view Mr. Yisreal.  Simply review Mr. Yisreal's Facebook page and read the caustic and hateful post then notice the number of "shares" and "likes" by his friends on Facebook.  I would argue that were Mr. Yisreal a member of or a believer in a white supremacy group such words, photos, shares and likes would bring him to the attention of the Southern Poverty Law Center and the FBI.  But because he is a Muslim and we are told that Islam is a "religion of peace" he seems to be left alone and even after he commits a horrific act the conversation by some is that it had nothing to do with his faith.  Really.  We can ignore what Mr. Yisreal has communicated by his words and deeds and I would argue we do so at our peril.  Mr. Yisreal clearly disliked America and what can be seen as the American (Western) way of life.  If he didn't why, six months before he committed this crime, post: 
"She (The Statue of Liberty) is going into flames.  She and anybody who's with her."  We can pay attention now or we can pay attention later. 
And on the same day that Mr. Yisreal committed his act, Jacob Mugambi Muriithi a 30 year old Muslim also in Oklahoma was arrested for "threatening to behead a coworker".  Mr. Muriithi told his coworkers that he, “represented ISIS and that ISIS kills Christians.”  But, of course, his faith in Islam had nothing to do with his threat to behead anyone, right. 
Note:  I am not calling Ms. Harris-Perry or anyone else an Idiot.  I am saying they are being "useful idiots" by parroting something that is simply not true.  Taiqiyya is an accepted means of misleading people and is sanctioned within Islam.  It is, in essence, creative lying.  Like saying Jah'keem's conversion to Islam had nothing to do with  his beheading someone.  Of course it did.  His own Facebook's tells us that.  With or without Islam in his life, Jah'keem may have killed a co-worker in a fit of rage however that does not discount the fact that by beheading his co-worker he directly tied his action to Islam.  Failing to acknowledge that makes the person doing so a "useful idiot".  Period. 
Side note: Of course my new favorite bigot had to opine on how Mr. Nolan's actions were all because of racism in the United States:
Of course the doctors organization (African American Defense League) and the words of the Midwest Regional Lieutenant Uriah Ikenge Taahkarr from his 23 September Facebook post crossed my mind: 

Below is a screen-grab from the African American Defense League website promoting Mr. Taahkarr as the Midwest Regional Lieutenant.  Yes I am aware that Mr. Taahkarr's name is spelled wrong on the AADL webpage and that his position (Lieutenant) is also spelled wrong. 

However after doing some searching I was able to find that Mr. Taahkarr has posted the photo above on his Facebook page and has include the title so, while the AADL misspelled his name and title it is clearly the same person. 
I wonder if the AADL or Mr. Taaharr regret the "beheading" remark.  I also wonder if the police, given the beheading by Mr. Yisreal and the arrest of Mr. Muriithi have questioned Mr. Taahkarr.  But, I am sure he wasn't being serious and it was just a "joke" because you know according to Ms. Harris-Perry, "Muslim's are funny".  Right. 
Then again, Mr. Taaharr does not list his religion as Muslim in his public profile.  Instead he list the religion of Yahshawa.
Yahshawa is an amalgamation (see here, here, here and here for more information) of faiths that combines some elements of Greek mythology (Jesus = Zeus), Hebrew, Judaism, Islam and Christianity that supports the concept that there exist no such thing as a "white Jew".  As you can imagine it is very black / brown centric.  It also fits with the doctors belief that there is no such thing as a "white Jew".  Of course the demand for a "head" also fits with the doctors past pontifications.  Let's not forget that he said there was a "secret reward for the head of George Zimmerman" in his blog talk radio show where he proclaimed; "Zimmereman's head should roll in the streets and his blood at the every black man and woman's feet!"

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