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Obama Administration Refuses to Label London Attack as Terrorism
http://blog.heritage.org ^ | may 23, 2013 | Daniel Kochis

Posted on 05/23/2013 3:49:51 PM PDT by lowbridge

In stark contrast, the Obama Administration’s response has been to avoid calling the attack terrorism, let alone terrorism motivated by a radical Islamic ideology. Instead the Administration, via the State Department, said it stood with the U.K. in the face of “such senseless violence.”

Senseless violence? One can hardly term a targeted attack on a U.K. soldier in broad daylight — where the assailants gleefully admit the radical motivation behind their attack — “senseless violence.”

Yet, use of this terminology is nothing new for the Obama Administration. “Senseless violence” is the Administration’s catch-all phrase loyally called upon whenever motivations for a despicable act should not be ascribed, lest someone take offense.

Particularly troubling is that “senseless violence” is the same terminology the Administration used when describing the terrorist attack in Benghazi that killed the American Ambassador and three other U.S. citizens.

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TOPICS: Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; United Kingdom
KEYWORDS: london; muslimbrotherhood; obama; saudipuppet; sourcetitlenoturl; woolwich; wot

1 posted on 05/23/2013 3:49:51 PM PDT by lowbridge
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To: lowbridge

It was NOT “terrorism”. Call it what it is — an Islamic Menace on society.


2 posted on 05/23/2013 3:51:26 PM PDT by sagar
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To: lowbridge

“It was as though some huge force were pressing down upon you – something that penetrated inside your skull, battering against your brain, frightening you out of your beliefs, persuading you, almost, to deny the evidence of your senses. In the end the Party would announce that two and two made five, and you would have to believe it. It was inevitable that they should make that claim sooner or later: the logic of their position demanded it. Not merely the validity of experience, but the very existence of external reality, was tacitly denied by their philosophy. The heresy of heresies was common sense. And what was terrifying was not that they would kill you for thinking otherwise, but that they might be right. For, after all, how do we know that two and two make four? Or that the force of gravity works? Or that the past is unchangeable? If both the past and the external world exist only in the mind, and if the mind itself is controllable…what then?”

Winston 1984


3 posted on 05/23/2013 3:52:28 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: lowbridge

It happened in London; who cares what Washington thinks?


4 posted on 05/23/2013 3:52:41 PM PDT by muir_redwoods (Don't fire until you see the blue of their helmets)
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To: lowbridge

Yeah, and all that Allah Akbar and threats of attacking the West was nothing. This man is a total ass.


5 posted on 05/23/2013 3:52:55 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: lowbridge

The guy stands over soldier’s headless body with bloody machete in his hand shouting “Allah Akbar”. Nope, doesn’t sound like a terrorist to me.

It was workplace violence.


6 posted on 05/23/2013 3:53:08 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: lowbridge

I’m surprised the Bamster didn’t warn the British not to discriminate against the Muslim.


7 posted on 05/23/2013 3:54:24 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: lowbridge

Obama is standing with the muslims, as he promised.


8 posted on 05/23/2013 3:56:51 PM PDT by skeeter
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To: lowbridge
Obama Administration Refuses to Label London Attacks as Terrorism.

Which by an odd coincidence is exactly the position of the Iranian Government. And the Egyptian government, and government of Libya.

9 posted on 05/23/2013 3:57:01 PM PDT by Steely Tom (If the Constitution can be a living document, I guess a corporation can be a person.)
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To: Norm Lenhart


10 posted on 05/23/2013 3:57:14 PM PDT by TurboZamboni (Marx smelled bad & lived with his parents most his life.)
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To: Norm Lenhart

I read that book in 1983 and it seemed so far fetched back then. Not anymore.


11 posted on 05/23/2013 3:58:06 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (NRA)
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To: lowbridge

The Islamic murderers where obviously outraged over a disgusting, offensive video.

I’m sure Obama will say he called it terror one day one about 6 months from now.

Anyway, here we go again, same old sh*t...


12 posted on 05/23/2013 3:58:16 PM PDT by chris37 (Heartless.)
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To: TurboZamboni

“Better to line on our headless knees than to offend a Muslim I say.


13 posted on 05/23/2013 3:58:25 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: lowbridge

Of course now. His fellow Muslims committed the atrocity.


14 posted on 05/23/2013 3:58:41 PM PDT by righttackle44 (Take scalps. Leave the bodies as a warning.)
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To: Inyo-Mono

Anyone who tells you the libs did not adopt it as a set of directions is a liar.


15 posted on 05/23/2013 3:59:30 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart
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To: lowbridge; All

Wow what a surprise....Not! Even the terrorists themselves called it what it is in their video: Islamic Terrorism. Pathetic Obamanuts.


16 posted on 05/23/2013 3:59:55 PM PDT by apro
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To: lowbridge

If only there were some clues, some hint, just anything at all that could connect them to that Muslim religion thingee.

What...could it be...?


17 posted on 05/23/2013 4:02:30 PM PDT by ansel12
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To: laweeks
Yeah, and all that Allah Akbar and threats of attacking the West was nothing. This man is a total ass.

No no no. You heard wrong. They were saying "Piss ...uh I mean Peace Be to the West". ;-p

18 posted on 05/23/2013 4:02:42 PM PDT by apro
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To: lowbridge

>>where the assailants gleefully admit the radical motivation behind their attack — “senseless violence.”<<

This is NOT “senseless violence.” It is PURPOSEFUL violence with a specific reason — to further islam’s reach into normal people’s lives. That is the OPPOSITE of “senseless.”

God, obozo and his handlers are so incredibly stupid they don’t even know the meaning of simple words.


19 posted on 05/23/2013 4:05:06 PM PDT by freedumb2003 (To attempt to have intercourse with a hornet's nest is a very bad idea)
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To: lowbridge

It can’t be workplace violence because they weren’t at work. They were on a public street. It must be road rage.


20 posted on 05/23/2013 4:05:29 PM PDT by wny
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To: lowbridge
Obummer standing with his Brother Muslims again, he said he would and he is.
21 posted on 05/23/2013 4:06:03 PM PDT by jazusamo ("Mercy to the guilty is cruelty to the innocent." -- Adam Smith)
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To: lowbridge

perhaps it was a little example of “welfare-place violence”
(you know, like Obama’s “work-place violence?”

geeeeee, maybe a reporter can find the cajones to ask O just what kind of act WOULD IT TAKE for him to call ANY Islamic’s murderous violent attacks “terrorism?”

just wondering is all....
just wondering...


22 posted on 05/23/2013 4:09:20 PM PDT by faithhopecharity (()
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To: colorado tanker

I’m trying to find the video on YouTube that caused this. /s


23 posted on 05/23/2013 4:10:47 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: lowbridge

It’s more of a “kitchen utensil accident.” Could have happened to anybody. /s


24 posted on 05/23/2013 4:12:07 PM PDT by Mr. Jeeves (CTRL-GALT-DELETE)
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To: lowbridge

They have to call terrorism “senseless” lest their mask slip and they show that they agree with the purpose: the destruction of western civilization.


25 posted on 05/23/2013 4:18:49 PM PDT by Uncle Miltie ("The White House can't be trusted." - Ron Fournier, National Journal)
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To: colorado tanker

“I’m surprised the Bamster didn’t warn the British not to discriminate against the Muslim.” (CO Tanker)

Actually, they just did that on Monday this week. See link.

http://english.alarabiya.net/en/News/world/2013/05/20/U-S-denounces-rise-in-anti-Muslim-sentiment-in-Europe-Asia-.html


26 posted on 05/23/2013 4:20:38 PM PDT by KitJ (Shall not be infringed)
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To: muir_redwoods

It matters what Obama thinks and says. Because it is an indication of his love of Islam. Same for DCI Brennan (also a muslim).


27 posted on 05/23/2013 4:22:35 PM PDT by RoosterRedux (Obama's Chechens are coming home...to roost.)
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To: lowbridge

Another “lone wolf”?


28 posted on 05/23/2013 4:24:14 PM PDT by ConservativeStatement ("World Peace 1.20.09.")
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To: KitJ

I’m sure Europe enjoyed being lectured to by Kerry and Obama. Just when I think this bunch can’t get any worse . . .


29 posted on 05/23/2013 4:27:16 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: lowbridge
Obama Administration Refuses to Label London Attack as Terrorism

To Baraq Hussein mohammed 0bama muzzie atrocities are not terrorism, because HE TOO is a muzzie.

30 posted on 05/23/2013 4:35:22 PM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Pray THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA will be delivered from the evil unGODly forces)
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To: lowbridge



31 posted on 05/23/2013 4:39:43 PM PDT by LyinLibs (If victims of islam were more "islamophobic," maybe they'd still be alive.)
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To: lowbridge

I WILL BELIEVE OBAMA IS NOT A MUSLIM WHEN I SEE HIM EAT A PULLED PORK SANDWICH ON TV DO YOU THINK THEY EVER SERVE PORK AT THE WHITE HOUSE DINNERS?


32 posted on 05/23/2013 4:42:52 PM PDT by Ditter
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To: Inyo-Mono
Worse because the book is fiction and what we are living is "reality"

Through the Looking Glass

33 posted on 05/23/2013 4:46:23 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conit did haservative resistance to federal authority ever.u)
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To: lowbridge

obama is a putrid human being. denies reality on purpose. loves his fellow muzzies doing jihad. while he practices al-taqiyaa.


34 posted on 05/23/2013 4:53:55 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: skeeter

“If Obama had a son ....”


35 posted on 05/23/2013 4:57:08 PM PDT by The Duke
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To: Norm Lenhart

Right you are. It’s not just Obama and his love for his fathers religion. It’s the progressive war on Christianity and Judaism. They long to use the tactics of the Muslims against their enemies and long for the slaughter of Israel.


36 posted on 05/23/2013 5:00:16 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: lowbridge

He had to, he had his speech talking about the end of widespread terror dontchaknow.


37 posted on 05/23/2013 5:05:33 PM PDT by mykroar (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; but moderation in principle is always a vice.-Thomas Paine)
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To: lowbridge

I don’t think it will be long before Barry the Apologizer orders Eric the Holder to ban “the “T” word in America.


38 posted on 05/23/2013 5:17:25 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (If you think ObamaCare is a train wreck, wait until you see the amnesty bill.)
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To: sagar

It was the terrorism of Jihad.


39 posted on 05/23/2013 5:21:27 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: lowbridge

It was an act of war.

The administration’s reaction is outrageous.


40 posted on 05/23/2013 5:52:52 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: lowbridge

Another great moment brought to us by the wonder peace-loving religion of Islam. Sponsored in part by the rich tapestry of diversity...coming soon to a sidewalk near you!

It’s funny that every time an Islamic nut job blows something up, or cuts someone up, apologists deploy immediately to tell us how this isn’t the REAL Islam.


41 posted on 05/23/2013 6:02:22 PM PDT by TheGipperWasRight
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To: TurboZamboni
David Cameron: ...It [the beheading] was also a betrayal of Islam—and of the Muslim communities who give so much to our country. There is nothing in Islam that justifies this truly dreadful act. We will defeat violent extremism by standing together.

There certainly is justification for this heinous act in Islam. Whether it is koranic injunction Slay the infidels wherever you find them or make war upon them even if they be people of the book; i.e., Christians and Jews.

Also, John Laffin's 1979 book, The Dagger of Islam, warned that Britain would befall the fate it suffers today because of the number of Muslims there and the number of Mosques.

I can understand those Muslim terrorists, saying Allahu Akhbar, committing their acts of terror. I think I can understand Obama in not forcefully condemning it, but I can't quite understand David Cameron in his cover up of Islam as regards this horrific terrorist incident.

Appeasement and Stockholm Syndrome behavior will not work against jihadist terrorism.

"And thou shalt call him Ishmael and he will be a wildman. His hand against everyman and everyman's hand against him."

Genesis 16:22

"Rights are not involved in those primative societies.They make a deal with us. They want to bring us in to develop their oil and then they try to exploit and literally murder us by means of that oil. That is an unforgivable crime."

Ayn Rand's last appearance on the Phil Donahue show.

Jihad Watch

42 posted on 05/24/2013 1:55:11 AM PDT by Stepan12
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To: lowbridge

I think I see what Ubama is thinking.. To me, too, those London “terrorists” looked more like Philadelphia or Chicago prison “muslims” than they did your typical middle eastern muslims.


43 posted on 05/24/2013 2:02:58 AM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: lowbridge

Obama bin Lying.


44 posted on 05/24/2013 2:04:24 AM PDT by Freedom of Speech Wins
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To: TheGipperWasRight
"...apologists deploy immediately to tell us how this isn’t the REAL Islam"....whilst simultaneously pouring copious quantities of gasolene on their sorry bums to put out the fire they've just had pointed out to them.

Read somewhere earlier the Mayor of London has come out and said it's wrong to think this has anything to do with Islam or words to that effect.

Woe to those who call good evil and evil good.It's like living in lolly-land,just not funny.

45 posted on 05/24/2013 2:27:13 AM PDT by mitch5501 ("make your calling and election sure: for if ye do these things ye shall never fall")
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To: lowbridge

The wedding of murdered Woolwich soldier Lee James Rigby to Rebecca Metcalfe in October 2007 in Southowram Halifax, West Yorkshire Photo: Rossparry

Woolwich attack: murdered soldier Drummer Lee Rigby 'would do anything for anybody’ Family and colleagues pay tribute to loving father and talented parade drummer Lee Rigby, who served with distinction in Afghanistan .

46 posted on 05/24/2013 8:12:12 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: laweeks

He is wicked. he is the Resident Evil!


47 posted on 05/26/2013 1:16:00 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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