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A radical Muslim group, the Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs (BIMA) was authorized by the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte to hold an "official DNC function" over three days—Aug. 31 through Sept. 2—in what BIMA says is an event called "Jumah at the DNC." It begins with a prayer event that will precede the Democratic Convention. The event was orchestrated by BIMA Executive Director Muhammad Heshaam Jaaber, a radical Islamic leader whose father founded BIMA in 1992. While the "Jumu'ah" is officially sanctioned by the Obama Administration, the DNC appears to be pretending that it's not. The Charlotte Observer noted that Suzi Emmerling, spokeswoman for the DNC's "Charlotte in 2012" Committee suggested the only connection between the DNC and BIMA was the fact that the DNC was holding its convention in Charlotte, noting the host committee was simply publicizing events for groups that wished to be publicized. Emmerling also noted that there are about 1,000 different groups holding convention-related events in Charlotte during the convention, although I've seen no press releases by the DNC on their behalf. Jaaber told the Charlotte Observer that BIMA would be holding a smaller version of a jumu'ah at the Republican National Convention as well. You can bet they aren't listed on the program there. Maybe Hurricane Isaac will wash them away.

In their brochure announcing the Jumu'ah at the DNC, this statement appears: "BIMA has been authorized by the Democratic National Convention [DNC] to conduct Jumah prayer as well as host festivities and Islamically-related functions." (Salat al-Jumu'ah or jumah means Friday prayer).

The keynote speaker at the jumu'ah in the DNC Charlotte, tacitly invited by the Obama Administration, will be Grand Imam Sirai Wahhaj who has, and continues to, urge the violent overthrow "...of the filthy US government..." and the establishment of Shariah law in the United States. Wahhaj was listed as an unindicted co-conspirator in the 1993 World Trade Center bombing. The Clinton Justice Department believed Wahhaj was the mastermind of the 1993 plot to bring down the twin towers. Wahhaj was the person who engineered the huge jumu'ah at the US Capitol in 2009—again with Obama's blessings. Aren't you glad the Obama Administration is the most transparent White House in US history?

Wahhaj is an African-American New York resident. BIMA's communications director, and the key organizer of the event is Jibril Hough, a white American from Charlotte. Interviewed by CBN Terrorism Analyst Erick Stakelbeck in 2009, Hough told Stakelbeck that he places his loyalties to Islam far ahead of his loyalties to the United States. Hough told the Charlotte Observer on Friday, Aug. 24 that BIMA is fighting what he called injustices against Muslims. Among his grievances are the Patriot Act, the National Defense Authorization Act and the sanctioned wiretapping programs that are being used to spy on Muslims. If BIMA is successful in protesting the GOP Convention, "...its likely," Stakelbeck said, "their agenda will be to portray Muslims as the innocent victims of a bigoted, racist, Islamophobic government and law enforcement establishment that unfairly scapegoats Muslims for the misguided deeds of a few misunderstandersof Islam on Sept. 11."

The Democratic Party (i.e., Barack Obama) sanctioned an anti-American Muslim event to kick off the Democratic National Convention which begins on Sept. 4 in Charlotte, North Carolina. The key speaker at what the Bureau of Indigenous Muslim Affairs [BIMA] called a nonpolitical event will be a radical Muslim Imam, Sirai Wahhaj. Brooklyn-born Jeffrey Kearse, who became Sirai Wahhaj when he joined the Nation of Islam in 1969, comes from a fairly well-to-do middle class Black family. His mother was a nurse and his father was a hospital dietitian. He was raised in a devout Baptist family and was a Sunday School teacher as a teenager. He converted to Islam while attending New York University. He advocates the violent overthrow of the United States. Today he is the Vice President of the Islamic Society of North America.

Anyone who doesn't think Obama is a Muslim needs to take a closer look at those in Obama's small circle of friends. You are known by the company you keep. One is Siraj Wahhaj, who needed Obama's approval for his personal invite to hold a jumu'ah at the Democratic National Convention. Kenny Gamble, a once-prominent pop singer who converted to Islam and became the self-styled emir of the United Muslim Movement in Philadelphia under the name Luqman Abdul-Haqg is also an acquaintance of Obama's. Gamble has many links to radical Muslim groups like CAIR and the Muslim Alliance in North America [MANA]. Using money supplied then by now deceased King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia, Gamble buys large blocks of real estate to create Muslim-only resident areas (which violate every housing discrimination law in the United States but is not enforced by any agency of government anywhere in the country).

Discrimination against any other religion, or those who practice them, is okay as long as those doing the discriminating are Muslim. It is also interesting that under Shariah, Islam decapitates apostates who convert to Christianity. And radcial Muslims will also behead homosexuals. The Muslim faith is construed by faithless government officials to be a religion of peace. Yet Christianity is a viewed as a bigoted, religion of hate because the Word of God warns that homosexuals, lesbians, those who defy the sanctity of life by killing the unborn—and those who reject the saving grace of Jesus Christ—will perish for eternity in the bowels of Hell.

The controversy about Obama's friendship with Rashid Khalidi, a professor at Columbia University who Obama met when he lectured at the University of Chicago was revealed on a video tape, but was nevertheless denied by Obama who admits that while he knows Khalidi (a virulent anti-Israeli Palestinian) "...I know him because I taught at the University of Chicago. I...know him and I've had conversations. He's not one of my advisors. He's not one of my foreign policy people...He is a respected scholar, although he vehemently disagrees with a lot of Israel's policy. [But] to pluck out one person I know, and who I've had a conversation with who has a very different view than 900 of my friends, and then to suggest that somehow that shows that maybe I'm not sufficiently pro-Israel, I think, is a problematic stand to take. So we gotta be careful about guilt by association." When it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck. When Obama first ran for the US Senate he was interviewed by the Chicago Jewish News and gave radical, militant responses to questions about Israel's fence separating the Palestinian settlement from the rest of Israel, calling is a "wall" and a "barrier to peace," and admitting he preferred working with Yassar Arafat rather than the Israeli government.

When the Jewish community in Chicago circulated his views, Obama insisted the answers to those questions were supplied by Obama's Policy Director, Audra Wilson without his knowledge or approval. Politico discovered that Obama was actually interviewed, in person, about the issues by the liberal Chicago nonprofit that wrote the questions. Obama asked to complete a new questionnaire and made sure his answers were pleasing to the Jewish community. But, when it looks like a duck, walks like a duck and quacks like a duck, it's a duck.

Obama has a penchant for Muslims staffers. Cynthia K. Miller, the treasurer for his Senate campaign is a member of Louis Farrakhan's Nation of Islam. Obama's Director of Constituent Services, is also a member of the Nation of Islam. Other Nation of Islam staffers included Shakir Muhammad. But one of the most important Muslims in Obama's life was Khalid Abdullah Tariq al-Mansour (Donald Warden), an orthodox Muslim and an outspoken enemy of Israel. Warden, or al-Mansour, was the mentor of Black Panther Party founder Huey Newton. Percy Sutton, Malcom X's lawyer and a 1977 New York mayoral candidate, made public the claim that al-Mansour represented top members of the Saudi royal family, in particular Prince Alwaleed bin Talai who decided to fund not only Obama's stint at Harvard Law School, but reportedly kicked in what appeared to be $3.5 million (£1.8 million) to his political career. When it looks like a duck, walks like a duck, and quacks like a duck, it's a duck.

Since its not likely that ABC, CBS, CNN, MSNBC and NBC News will devote much air time to the salat al-Jumu'ah that will kick off the Democratic Convention and they likely will not mention that the prayerfest was authorized by the DNC. (If Christians did the same thing outside the RNC Convention, it would be construed to be violation of the separation of Church and State.)



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