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Clinton VP Pick Tim Kaine’s Islamist Ties Revealed
The Jewish Voice of New York ^ | August 3, 2016 | Ryan Mauro

Posted on 08/03/2016 11:42:29 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s newly-announced running mate, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine, has a history of embracing Islamists. He appointed a Hamas supporter to a state immigration commission; spoke at a dinner honoring a Muslim Brotherhood terror suspect; and received donations from well-known Islamist groups.

Appointing a Muslim Brotherhood Front Leader Who Supports Hamas

In 2007, Kaine was the Governor of Virginia and, of all people, chose Muslim American Society (MAS) President Esam Omeish to the state’s Immigration Commission. A Muslim organization against Islamism criticized the appointment and reckless lack of vetting.

Federal prosecutors said in a 2008 court filing that MAS was “founded as the overt arm of the Muslim Brotherhood in America.” A Chicago Tribune investigation in 2004 confirmed it, as well as MAS’ crafty use of deceptive semantics to appear moderate. Convicted terrorist and admitted U.S. Muslim Brotherhood member Abdurrahman Alamouditestified in 2012, “Everyone knows that MAS is the Muslim Brotherhood.”

According to Omeish’s website, he was also President of the National Muslim Students Association and served for two years on the national board of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), which the Justice Department also labeled as a U.S. Muslim Brotherhood entity and unindicted co-conspirator in a Hamas-financing trial.

His website says he was Vice President of Dar al-Hijrah Islamic Center, a radical mosque known for its history of terror ties including having future Al-Qaeda operative Anwar Al-Awlaki as its imam and being frequented by two of the 9/11 hijackers and the perpetrator of the Fort Hood shooting. Omeish’s website says he remains a board member.

It says he was chairman of the board of Islamic American University, which had Hamas financier and Muslim Brotherhood spiritual leader Yousef Al-Qaradawi as chairman of its board until at least 2006. Omeish was also chairman of the board for the Islamic Center of Passaic County, a New Jersey mosque with heavy terrorist ties and an imam that the Department of Homeland Security wants to deport for having links to Hamas.

Omeish directly expressed extremism before Kaine appointed him. He claimed the Brotherhood is “moderate” and admitted that he and MAS are influenced by the Islamist movement. In 2004, Omeish praised the Hamas spiritual leader as “our beloved Sheikh Ahmed Yassin.” Videotape from 2000 also surfaced where Omeish pledged to help Palestinians who understand “the jihad way is the way to liberate your land” (he denied this was an endorsement of violence).

When a state delegate wrote a letter to then-Governor Kaine warning him that the MAS has “questionable origins,” a Kaine spokesperson said the charge was bigotry.

Kaine obviously failed to do any kind of basic background checking in Omeish.

Omeish resigned under heavy pressure and Kaine acknowledged that his statements “concerned” him. But, apparently, they didn’t concern him enough to actually learn about the Muslim Brotherhood network in his state and to take greater precautions in the future.

Speaking at a Dinner Honoring Muslim Brotherhood Terror Suspect

In September 2011, Kaine spoke at a “Candidates Night” dinner organized by the New Dominion PAC that presented a Lifetime Achievement Award for Jamal Barzinji, who the Global Muslim Brotherhood Watch describes as a “founding father of the U.S. Muslim Brotherhood.”

He first came on to the FBI’s radar in 1987-1988 when an informant inside the Brotherhood identified Barzinji and his associated groups as being part of a network of Brotherhood fronts to “institute the Islamic Revolution in the United States.” The source said Barzinji and his colleagues were “organizing political support which involves influencing both public opinion in the United States as well as the United States Government” using “political action front groups with no traceable ties.”

Barzinji had his home searched as part of a terrorism investigation in 2003. U.S. Customs Service Senior Special Agent David Kane said in a sworn affidavit that Barzinji and the network of entities he led were investigated because he “is not only closed associated with PIJ [Palestinian Islamic Jihad]…but also with Hamas.” Counter-terrorism reporter Patrick Poole broke the story that Barzinji was nearly prosecuted but the Obama Justice Department dropped plans for indictment.

Barzinji played a major role in nearly every Brotherhood front in the U.S. and was vice president of the International Institute of Islamic Thought, which came under terrorism investigation also. Barzinji’s group was so close to Palestinian Islamic Jihad operative Sami Al-Arian that IIIT’s President considered his group and Al-Arian’s to be essentially one entity.

The indictment of Al-Arian and his colleagues says that they “would and did seek to obtain support from influential individuals, in the United States under the guise of promoting and protecting Arab rights.”

The quotes about Brotherhood operative Barzinji’s aspirations to use civil rights advocacy as a means to influence politicians are especially relevant when you consider that video from the event honoring Barzinji shows Kaine saying that it was his fourth time at the annual dinner and thanked his “friends” that organized it for helping him in his campaign for Lieutenant-Governor and Governor and asked them to help his Senate campaign.

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1 posted on 08/03/2016 11:42:30 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Appointing a Muslim Brotherhood Front Leader Who Supports Hamas”

In related news, The Muslim Brotherhood’s Infiltration of the American Government:

2 posted on 08/03/2016 11:46:16 PM PDT by Mr. Mojo
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Hitlery & Tim may have a new set of friends very soon!


3 posted on 08/04/2016 2:12:25 AM PDT by thesligoduffyflynns
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Revealed? He's essentially a foreign agent, like that Khan feller.

At least it's out there for anyone to Google, unlike a bunch of Republican harlots, like some of the big sponsors of CPAC.

4 posted on 08/04/2016 3:39:31 AM PDT by Prospero (Lex est rex)
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“Kaine obviously failed to do any kind of basic background checking in Omeish.”

The main reason that Kaine “failed” to do any kind of basic background checking is that he already knew all about it from having engaged in building up those organizations from the ground up.

The Saudis probably ordered Hillary to choose Kaine. If her health is as bad as people believe, if she has to step aside, Kaine could jump in the saddle and never break rhythm.

5 posted on 08/04/2016 5:55:52 AM PDT by odawg
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6 posted on 08/04/2016 6:34:07 AM PDT by Bigg Red (You're on fire, stupid!)
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To: Bigg Red

When does treason come into play or is this a thing of the past

7 posted on 08/07/2016 12:51:05 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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8 posted on 08/07/2016 12:55:42 PM PDT by timestax (American Media = Domestic Enemy)
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To: ronnie raygun

Oh, it’s not treason when the right people betray their country. You and I are just not smart enough to understand how they are doing this for our own good, and to save the planet, and for the children, and stuff.

9 posted on 08/07/2016 1:45:56 PM PDT by Bigg Red (Go away, Satan! -- Fr.Jacques Hamel (R.I.P., martyr))
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