Do you prefer the Marxist Hussein?
* Â A question that should have been asked long ago: where are the records of his conversion toÂ Christianity? Was he ever babtized? By whom? And who in his right mind would call the “Black Liberation Theology Church” of the screaming racist bigot Jeremiah Wright a ‘Christian Church?’
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Barack Hussein Obama may not consider himself a Muslim, but that may not change the reality of how Muslims – and Islamic law – see him, and his election could will destabilize the Middle East.
Jerusalem (PRWEB) November 2, 2008 — Barack Obama may not consider himself a Muslim, but that may not change the reality of how Muslims – and Islamic law – see him, and his election could destabilize the Middle East, says scholar Paul Eidelberg, president of the Foundation for Constitutional Democracy and author of “Jewish Statesmanship: Lest Israel Fall”.
“There has been much confusion and misinformation in the American press about this,” noted Eidelberg. “The facts are that Obama is a Muslim under Islamic law because his father was a Muslim, for descent in Islam is patrilineal and he was also enrolled in elementary school as a Muslim. While Obama may think that he converted to Christianity that is not the way Islamic law sees things. And even if his conversion were to be acknowledged by Islamic law, he would be in serious trouble because Islamic law dictates that those who leave the faith and convert to another religion are to be considered a “murtadd” or apostate and be subject to the death penalty.”
“By lineage and school registration, Barack Obama was clearly a Muslim young man,” Eidelberg notes. “If he renounced that and converted to Christianity as a young man he is an apostate and in trouble with the Muslim world. If he never renounced his Muslim upbringing he will likely be in trouble with American voters whom he has been telling that he is a Christian.”
The election of an American president with such strong Muslim ties, Eidelberg believes, could destabilize the uneasy balance of power in the Middle East.
“The Rev. Jesse Jackson was recently quoted as saying that American foreign policy would experience ‘fundamental changes’ and that ‘decades of putting Israel’s interests first’ would no longer be foundational,” notes Eidelberg. “Jackson also noted that ‘Zionists who have controlled American policy for decades’ remained strong but would lose sway under Obama. This is a severe warning to the state of Israel and to Jews around the world. Israel is on the brink of losing one of its last remaining friends. I shudder to think of what an Obama presidency would mean for the U.S., Israel, and the entire Middle East.”
An American-born, internationally known author, lecturer, and professor, Eidelberg currently lives in Israel and has written several books on the Arab-Israel conflict as well as books about American history, the corruption in the current Israeli political system, Judaism and Jewish political philosophy.
“Barack Obama is America’s quintessential media candidate, an image candidate – like Jimmy Carter, a billboard candidate, all surface and no depth. My hope is that the American voter will see through this and choose wisely on November 4th.”
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Daniel Pipes on Obama’s ties to radical Islam(ists)
A nice summation, and reminder. See original article for documentation and links. “Obama’s Connection to Sirhan Sirhan,” byÂ Daniel Pipes, November 2:
From the perspective of a Middle East & Islam specialist, the just-concluding U.S. presidential election is extraordinary for the outsized role of one’s subject area. Consider some of the topics:Â
Barack Obama’s birth and youth as a Muslim,Â a fact that he completely denies(“I’ve always been a Christian,” “I have never been a Muslim”).
Obama’s networking with extremist Islamic groups, including the Nation of Islam and such organizations as the Council on American-Islamic Relations, the North American Islamic Trust, the Muslim Alliance in North America, and the Muslim American Society.
Obama’s indirect connection to Saddam HusseinÂ via two corrupt Middle East businessmen living in the West, Nadhmi Auchi and Antoin S. “Tony” Rezko.
Obama’s ties to Ali Abunimah, the Palestinian extremist who praised Obama as “progressive, intelligent and charismatic” and as someone who “used to be very comfortable speaking up for and being associated with Palestinian rights and opposing the Israeli occupation.” But, Abunimah bemoaned the fact that his once-state senator, on aspiring to higher office, cynically “learned to love Israel.”
Michelle Obama’s Internet “friend” relationship with Hatem El-Hady, former chairman of “Kindhearts,” an Islamic so-called charity shuttered for funding terrorism.
Obama’s friendship with Rashid Khalidi, the PLO officialÂ now teaching at Columbia University, as well as Obama’s apparently vicious anti-Israel remarks at Khalidi’s Chicago farewell party in 2003.
The cover of “Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism,” co-authored by William Ayers and dedicated to, among others, Sirhan Sirhan.
In this context, yet another connection, documented at zombietime.com, may not come as a great surprise, but it nonetheless remains shocking:Â William Ayers, Obama’s close associate at the Chicago Annenberg Challenge, dedicated the 1974 terrorist manifesto he co-authored, Prairie Fire: The Politics of Revolutionary Anti-Imperialism, to (among others) Sirhan Sirhan, Robert F. Kennedy’s Jordanian assassin.
Comment: Other than Obama’s lies about his childhood religion, which cast doubt about his character, all the other connections establish the radical circles he frequented during his Chicago years, associations he is trying hard â€“ and with apparent success – to keep from the attention of just enough voters untilÂ afterÂ election day.
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