It is “undisputed” thatÂ Luqman Ameen Abdullah fired at agents, resisted arrest and rejected demands to surrender, Attorney General Mike Cox said. Â Â “Under Michigan law, law enforcement agents are justified in using deadly force in these types of situations, and therefore we found no crimes,” Cox said in a written statement.
I feel sorry for the dog: Besides being shot 20 times, Abdullah had wounds that an independent forensic pathologist concluded were caused by an FBI dog killed during the raid. The FBI says Abdullah, 53, was a leader of a radical Sunni group that wants to create an Islamic state within the U.S. His family has denied allegations that he was anti-government. (No charges for FBI agents)
Wagging the Dog, part 1
Imam Rauf gets protection. (Why?) Daisy Khan claims to have been threatened — why the double standard?
Feisal Abdul Rauf Avoiding New York City Due to Security Concerns (really?)
The imam behind the proposed Islamic center and mosque near ground zero is “largely avoiding New York City” because of concerns about security. Imam Feisal Abdul Rauf is receiving protection from the NYPD, according to sources, and he is currently staying in an “undisclosed location.” “There’s just a lot of crazies and that’s why he has police protection from the NYPD,” Reverend James Parks Morton, Rauf’s friend, said Monday. The New York field office would not comment when asked whether the FBI was investigating specific threats against Rauf. [CNN]
Wagging the dog, part 2
The victim’s family wanted a tougher penalty for Abdirahman Abdikarim, but disappearing and recanting witnesses hurt the state’s murder case. (Thanks to the RoP) Â Â Islamist Blackmail: It’s Working!
Muslim Thief Confesses, Police Arrest Christian… (Ah yes, Bangladesh, that bastion of religious tolerance…)
Keith Ellison Calls for Tolerance
He was sworn in on the Quran owned by Thomas Jefferson, the author of the U.S. Declaration of Independence.
“We have plenty of evidence we had a number of suicide attacks carried out by people who had been in the army, trusted because they were affiliated.”
Department of Corrections
Mohamed Rabbae, chairman of the moderate National Moroccan Council, said outside the court that he hoped judges would force Wilders to issue an apology for his past remarks.
“We are not for getting Mr. Wilders in prison. We are for correcting him,” he said. (AP)