The Miami New-Times says that this letter, from Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) to the Florida chapter of the Council of American-Islamic Relations “might be the dumbest thing ever written on congressional stationery”—which is a serious charge in a legislative body that also includes Joe Barton.
"CFNS claims to have a list of 6,000 members of the Muslim Brotherhood who are living in America and determined to ‘penetrate the United States and eventually erode its institutions, policies, and sense of self through the creation of a multifaceted Fifth Column movement within our borders.’"
Our own Tim Murphy reports on Rep. Allen West (R-Fla.) and his crazy jihad on jihad.
We just keep going back to that word: penetrate. Where’s Edward Said when you need him?
After his state representative asked a local Muslim leader—whose mosque had been attacked by arsonists—to denounce terrorism, Murfreesboro, Tennessee second-grade teacher Aaron Nuell decided he’d had enough. The ensuing email correspondence between Nuell and State Rep. Rick Womick is fascinating. A sample:
"I was raised a faithful Jew by a prominent Jewish father, and I now have a devout Muslims roommate with no issues/problems/terrorism/constitution-usurping in my household. He wakes up at 5AM to pray (before going back to sleep), and I want you to know that he is a moral and righteous person. No alcohol, no funny business. My question is this: Which Muslims are trying to usurp our constitution with Sharia law? Is it the family here in town who a small business selling cars? Is it the man who owns the independent, all-natural grocery store? Tell me who is fighting for this, and I will stand corrected, however if this is just the word-of-mouth from those highly-paid out-of-town Sharia law speakers, then I am forced to conclude that such a statement is based in paranoia and lies."
The KKK would like you to know they are not affiliated with Westboro Baptist Church, the tea partiers, or Terry “Quran Burning” Jones. BUT Barack Obama is still a Kenyan-born socialist product of miscegenation.
"I was just like, ‘Look, Bro, if you’re going to propose this bill again next year, this is just a waste of our time.’ This guy has forgotten he’s an elected official.’ I got up to leave and I said, ‘You don’t have job security and you will not be back again next year.’"
— Knoxville tea partier William Coley, explaining to MoJo's Tim Murphy why he was asked to leave the office of Tennessee State Rep. Judd Matheny last week. Coley, who is Muslim, fears the state's anti-Sharia legislation could be used to target tea party groups as well.
GOP Lawmakers in North Carolina, Missouri, Georgia, Alabama, Alaska, South Carolina, South Dakota, and Oklahoma have all recently sponsored bills to ban Islamic law in America. And when asked, they’ve all had trouble explaining what sharia law is, what it does, or why it needs to be barred in the US.