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Obama Administration Restricts Spying In Mosques
Political Realities ^ | 06/13/13 | LD Jackson

Posted on 06/13/2013 4:44:14 AM PDT by LD Jackson

When the revelations first came out that the NSA was spying on Americans by collecting phone records from Verizon, the Obama administration has defended their actions. They have made the claim, repeatedly, that the program was vital in their efforts to stop terrorists from doing their deeds of destruction. They have made the same claim about PRIZM, the program that allows the federal government to search through Internet traffic. As they have made these claims, some of us have asked the obvious questions. If the programs are so vital in the efforts to stop terrorism, why did they fail to stop the Tsarnaev brothers before they bombed the Boston Marathon? As it turns out, there's a good explanation for that. Since 2011, well after President Bush had moved back to Texas, spying in mosques has been restricted. Hat tip to Fire Andrea Mitchell.

Investors - Since October 2011, mosques have been off-limits to FBI agents. No more surveillance or undercover string operations without high-level approval from a special oversight body at the Justice Department dubbed the Sensitive Operations Review Committee.

Who makes up this body, and how do they decide requests? Nobody knows; the names of the chairman, members and staff are kept secret.

We do know the panel was set up under pressure from Islamist groups who complained about FBI stings at mosques. Just months before the panel's formation, the Council on American-Islamic Relations teamed up with the ACLU to sue the FBI for allegedly violating the civil rights of Muslims in Los Angeles by hiring an undercover agent to infiltrate and monitor mosques there.

Before mosques were excluded from the otherwise wide domestic spy net the administration has cast, the FBI launched dozens of successful sting operations against homegrown jihadists — inside mosques — and disrupted dozens of plots against the homeland.

Muslim MonitoringI don't know what the exact percentages are, but over the past several decades, the majority of terrorist attacks have been perpetrated by one group, men of the Muslim faith. This is true, no matter where the attackers resided or originated. Much of their radicalization took place in mosques. Considering that fact, why would we put them in the no fly zone for the FBI and other government authorities who are trying to prevent another 9/11? Could it be that the federal government is too busy twisting the facts to make it look as if conservatives are the real threat? That's possible and it has been done, but there is another theory that is probably closer to the truth, one that troubles me even more.

Could it be that President Barack Obama is really what so many have claimed all along, a Muslim sympathizer? For some time, it has appeared to me that Islam holds more than a small place in the heart of the President. He has defended the religion of peace, both in his idle remarks and in his public speeches. He has made it plain that we can not accuse Muslims of anything untoward, without risking a violation of their civil rights. With the evidence we have in hand, it would now seem that President Obama may have a much deeper affinity for the Muslim faith than many of us first believed.

Yes, I realize my last paragraph makes at least two assumptions, but the evidence is overwhelming. The Obama administration has acted proactively to protect Muslims and their places of worship. No doubt, they consider mosques to be off-limits for the prying eyes of the FBI and the NSA. I wonder how many more people have to be blown up by radical Islamic terrorists before the Obama administration stops their ridiculous attempt to insist that Islam has nothing to do with the actions of the members of its faith? How many more people have to die at the hands of radical Islamic terrorists before they stop blaming the attacks on America?


TOPICS: Politics
KEYWORDS: islam; mosques

1 posted on 06/13/2013 4:44:14 AM PDT by LD Jackson
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To: LD Jackson

This point cannot be overstated.

Why is the government (which derives its power from the people) spying on the harmless and turning a blind eye to those who actually threaten national security?
Then the justification for all the spying IS national security.
What a bunch of liars.
It’s so obvious that the lowest common denominator in society is what got this ass clown elected.
Anyone paying attention would be be laughing at this guy if he weren’t so dangerously close to unraveling over 200 years of basic liberty.


2 posted on 06/13/2013 4:54:40 AM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: LD Jackson

I think as the attacks pile up people will get tired of the coddling...as is happening in Europe now. They still have a ways to go take direct action (i.e., overtly monitoring the mosques), but that too will likely happen sooner than later.


3 posted on 06/13/2013 4:55:37 AM PDT by BobL (To us it's a game, to them it's personal - therefore they win.)
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To: LD Jackson

I wrote it elsewhere but perhaps it bears repeating: The greatest Islamic threat this country faces is the occupant in the White House.


4 posted on 06/13/2013 4:55:46 AM PDT by coloradan (The US has become a banana republic, except without the bananas - or the republic.)
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To: Clump

Treason.


5 posted on 06/13/2013 4:56:25 AM PDT by ThunderSleeps (Stop obarma now! Stop the hussein - insane agenda!)
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To: LD Jackson

“When the winds turn ugly, I will stand with the Muslims.”....


6 posted on 06/13/2013 5:09:25 AM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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To: coloradan

I wish it was just the white house and democrats. Unfortunately we don’t have the courage to confront the problem on our own side of the aisle.


7 posted on 06/13/2013 5:12:05 AM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: LD Jackson

So Obama-The-Undocumented Indonesian gets to SPY
on SCOTUS and CONGRESS and the PENTAGON, while
he chuckles with al Qaeda and the Moslem Brotherhood
in his White Mosque.

The entire Congress, now having been informed, IS COMPLICIT.


8 posted on 06/13/2013 5:17:37 AM PDT by Diogenesis
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To: Clump

IMO it has nothing to do with “terrorism”, and everything to do with the New World Order.


9 posted on 06/13/2013 5:27:47 AM PDT by rockinqsranch (Dems, Libs, Socialists, call 'em what you will. They ALL have fairies livin' in their trees.)
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To: Clump

Clump ~:” Why is the government (which derives its power from the people) spying on the harmless and turning a blind eye to those who actually threaten national security? “

You cannot establish a “police state” without terror, instability , and subtrefuge (ie.: ‘Occupy ...).
Yes , the Congress are complicit in this establishment, and once out of the ‘beltway’, the useful idiots see reality for what it is.
I expect a large number of retirees from Congress this year and the next .
Also , the media and Press are equally complicit but will continue to ignore anything that doesn’t support the administration.

Stolen from another FReeper :
“what Obama wants for America, Only outlaws with guns, the rest of us ->TARGETS “


10 posted on 06/13/2013 5:34:07 AM PDT by Tilted Irish Kilt (" Criminals simply don’t care if they break the law. " by Larry Correia)
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To: LD Jackson

There is a world-domination ideology that preaches violence. It is cleverly disguised as a religion. The top guy is not going to monitor their indoctrination sessions.
We know what side he is on.


11 posted on 06/13/2013 6:21:37 AM PDT by I want the USA back (If I Pi$$ed off just one liberal today my mission has been accomplished.)
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To: trebb

““When the winds turn ugly, I will stand with the Muslims.”...”

Origin of the quote?

Personal?

Attribution, please.


12 posted on 06/13/2013 6:30:59 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: BwanaNdege
It's a paraphrase, not an exact quote, from Obama's 2006 book "The Audacity of Hope."

http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/04/can_a_president_who_has_promised_to_stand_with_the_muslims_protect_americans.html

13 posted on 06/13/2013 6:49:32 AM PDT by Menehune56 ("Let them hate so long as they fear" (Oderint Dum Metuant), Lucius Accius (170 BC - 86 BC))
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To: BwanaNdege

From Obama’s book “Audacity of Hope”, from page 261; ‘and that I will stand with them [Muslims]should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.”

Here are some more of Omuslim’s quotes:

From ‘Dreams of my Father’, “The emotion between the races could never be pure, even love was tarnished by the desire to find in the other some element that was missing in ourselves. Whether we sought out our demons or salvation, THE OTHER RACE (WHITE) WOULD ALWAYS REMAIN JUST THAT: MENACING ALIEN, AND APART” Barack Hussein Obama

From Dreams Of My Father: “That hate hadn’t gone away,” he wrote, BLAMING “WHITE PEOPLE — some CRUEL, some IGNORANT, sometimes a single face, sometimes just a faceless image of a system claiming power over our lives.” Barack Hussein Obama

Look what he says about ISLAM!

Quote from Barack Obama’s book, Dreams Of My Father:
“THE PERSON WHO MADE ME PROUDEST OF ALL, THOUGH, WAS MY [half brother], ROY..HE CONVERTED TO ISLAM”.

From ‘Dreams of my Father’, “IN INDONESIA, I SPEND TWO YEARS AT A MUSLIM SCHOOL” “..I STUDIED THE KORAN..”

From ‘Audacity of Hope: “LOLO (Obama’s step father) FOLLOWED ISLAM....”I LOOKED TO LOLO FOR GUIDANCE”.

From ‘The Audacity Of Hope, “I WILL STAND WITH THEM (MUSLIMS) SHOULD THE POLITICAL WINDS OF WAR SHIFT IN AN UGLY DIRECTION..”

From The Audacity Of Hope, “WE ARE NO LONGER JUST A CHRISTIAN NATION, WE ARE a Jewish nation,A MUSLIM NATION, a Buddhist nation, a Hindu nation, and a nation of nonbelievers.”

(As much as Obama might wish American was no longer a Christian nation. It is:
Protestants comprise 51.3% of its population, Roman Catholics 23.9%, Mormons 1.7%, other Christian 1.6%, Jewish 1.7%, Buddhist 0.7%, Muslim 0.6%. — That’s 78.5% of its population who are Christian — Source: CIA World Fact Book)

“..THAT GHOSTLY FIGURE THAT HAUNTED BLACK DREAMS. Barack Hussein Obama, ‘ Audacity of Hope’

.“NEVER IMULATE THE WHITE MEN and brown men whose fates didn’t speak to my own. IT WAS INTO MY FATHER’S IMAGE, THE BLACK MAN, SON OF AFRICA, that I’d packed all the attributes I sought in myself, the attributes of Martin and MALCOLM, DuBois and Mandela.”Dreams From My Father

http://www.examiner.com/a-536474~_Trapped_between_two_worlds_.html
http://www.examiner.com/a-534540~Can_a_past_of_Islam_change_the_path_to_president_for_Obama_.html?cid=dc-article-obama

Barack Obama The Racist - In His Own Words
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B6zM5ldO35A&feature=related


14 posted on 06/13/2013 7:16:32 AM PDT by patriot08 (NATIVE TEXAN (girl type))
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To: patriot08

WOW!

Thank you!


15 posted on 06/13/2013 10:40:34 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: Menehune56

Thanks!
In his own words.


16 posted on 06/13/2013 10:45:38 AM PDT by BwanaNdege ("To learn who rules over you simply find out who you are not allowed to criticize"- Voltaire)
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To: BwanaNdege
““When the winds turn ugly, I will stand with the Muslims.”...” Origin of the quote? Personal? Attribution, please.

Note what B. Hussein Obama says in his own words. They are from his books entitled “Dreams of My Father” and “Audacity of Hope. In “Audacity of Hope” he writes: “I will stand with the Muslims should the political winds shift in an ugly direction.” The quote comes from page 261 of the paperback edition of “The Audacity of Hope.

I thought it was universal knowledge that it was the words of Zero himself.

17 posted on 06/13/2013 2:00:43 PM PDT by trebb (Where in the the hell has my country gone?)
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