Allen West uses one of my favorite quotes in his article below. Cicero was spot on in his time and continues to be relevant to this day.
There is a quote attributed to the great Roman statesman Marcus Tulius Cicero that I truly believe will be the defining legacy of the Obama administration.
I’ve shared this quote on these pages previously, but as you know, learning is done through repetitive exercise. Therefore, I present it here again. Read and heed. Cicero stated:
“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself. For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear.”
There is no other way to explain President Obama’s acquiescence to the Iranians. There is no other way to explain the disregard and disrespect to our rule of law, the U.S. Constitution. There is no other way to explain the sympathetic actions towards Islamists beginning with the first presidential interview with Al Arabiya and the speech at Cairo University…where the Obama administration demanded Muslim Brotherhood members be seated front and center.
And that leads us to the most recent action, which reinforces Cicero’s characterization of Barack Obama and his reign. As reported by The Clarion Project, “Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson spoke at the annual Islamic Society of America (ISNA) conference over the weekend, in what the Washington Post called an “impassioned speech” to empower ISNA’s participants.
ISNA is a group with Muslim Brotherhood origins and an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation terror-financing trial. In fact, the Holy Land Foundation was based within the ISNA building. ISNA also deposited checks into its account that were made out to the “Palestinian Mujahadeen [jihadi fighters],” the name used at the time for Hamas’s military wing. The funding was transferred to the Holy Land Foundation.
The ISNA conference that Johnson spoke at included extremist speakers, as it has done in previous years. This year’s speakers included Jamal Badawi, a founder of another Brotherhood entity, the Muslim American Society. Badawi has praised the terrorist organization Hamas, preached in support of “combative jihad” and was personally listed in a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood directory. Another conference speaker was Nihad Awad, found and executive director of the Council on Islamic American Relations (CAIR),another U.S. Brotherhood entity and unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land terror financing case. Johnson told conference participants, “Your story is the quintessential American story,” and was described by the Post as the “highest-ranking U.S. official to address an ISNA conference.”
Why is it that the U.S Secretary of Homeland Security is sitting with a group that has direct ties with the original Islamic terrorist group, the Muslim Brotherhood, founded in 1928 by Hasan Banna? The Muslim Brotherhood was responsible for the assassination of Egyptian leader Anwar Sadat — who sought peace with Israel. It was Mohammed Akram of the Muslim Brotherhood who, in 1991 wrote their strategic plan – Explanatory Memorandum — for their goals and objectives here in America. That document was found in an FBI raid in 2004 and you can read it here.
What you should notice are the names of the groups and affiliations that will implement the strategic vision of the Ummah (Muslim community) in America.
And we have our Homeland Security Secretary delivering an “impassioned” speech and declaring these slick suit-wearing jihadists have a “quintessential American story.” Ok, covers the kids’ eyes: Whiskey-Tango-Foxtrot?
This is no different than our U.S. Attorney General claiming she’ll prosecute anyone deemed conveying hate speech or offensive speech towards Muslims. She’s the same person who stated the best means to defeat Islamic terrorism is with compassion, unity and love. And you only need to view Obama’s “impassioned” speech at Cairo University to see Cicero perfectly defined the Obama administration.
Barack Obama referred to the Islamist leader of Turkey, Recip Tayyip Erdogan, who is a known Muslim Brotherhood supporter as his dear friend — at our White House. It is Obama who embraced the Muslim Brotherhood’s President of Egypt, Mohammad Morsi, supporting him — yet Obama and his acolytes shun the current Egyptian President el-Sisi who deposed Morsi, with the support of the Egyptian people — the Egyptian people who despise Obama and ask the question, as did the Iranian Green Movement, “President Obama, whose side are you on? A question we should be asking here in America.
Political correctness be damned, and this isn’t about racism. There’s plenty of proof to question the loyalties of Obama — and the entire New American Socialist Party.
Every Islamic terrorist attack on our soil is denied or obfuscated as an issue of gun control. This isn’t just about naming an enemy; it’s about policies that embrace, support and advocate for this enemy. It’s the Obama administration that supports the UN Resolution 16/18, and it is not just Obama, but Hillary Clinton as well. To refresh your memory: “Secretary Clinton championed U.N. Human Rights Commission Resolution 16/18, which was backed by the Organization of Islamic Conference (OIC).
Resolution 16/18 calls for “combating intolerance, negative stereotyping and stigmatization of, and discrimination, incitement to violence, and violence against persons based on religion or belief.”
Retired Maj. Stephen Coughlin, the Pentagon’s [former] leading adviser on Islamic law as it relates to national security, makes a compelling case in his book “Catastrophic Failure” that the resolution is actually a Shariah-based Trojan Horse meant to stifle all criticism of Islam. Coughlin writes that the Islamic Conference, through the resolution, seeks to criminalize incitement to violence by imposing a “legal standard designed to facilitate the “shut up before I hit you again” standard associated with the battered wife syndrome.” He convincingly argues that the Islamic Conference desires that…[T]he United Nations, the European Union, the United States and all other non-Muslim countries pass laws criminalizing Islamophobia.
This is a direct extraterritorial demand that non-Muslim jurisdictions submit to Islamic law and implement shariah-based punishment over time. In other words, the OIC is set on making it an enforceable crime for non-Muslim people anywhere in the world—including the United States—to say anything about Islam that Islam does not permit.”
You can bet the progressive socialist left will whine and complain about these revelations. But seriously, explain it to me why the Obama administration has not declared the Muslim Brotherhood a terrorist organization.
This is an organization that clearly tells us who they are and what they seek, “Allah is our objective. The Prophet is our leader. The Qur’an is our law. Jihad is our way. Dying in the way of Allah is our highest hope. Allahu akbar!” The Brotherhood’s goal is to turn the world into an Islamist empire. The Muslim Brotherhood is a revolutionary fundamentalist movement to restore the caliphate and strict shariah (Islamist) law in Muslim lands and, ultimately, the world. Today, it has chapters in 80 countries. As Muslim Brotherhood founder Hassan al-Banna declared, “It is in the nature of Islam to dominate, not to be dominated, to impose its law on all nations and to extend its power to the entire planet.”
So, explain to me why the U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security is giving an “impassioned” speech to ISNA, an affiliate of the Muslim Brotherhood?
And why is Jeh Johnson making stupid and insidious comments that these Islamists have a “quintessential American story?” That’s why Cicero’s quote immediately came to mind, and y’all need to remember that as we consider who will be our next president. Secretary Johnson, for your speech at the Islamic Society of North America conference, you are the quintessential recipient of the Allen B West FUBAR Award.
Source: Allen West