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Muslim Man Who Brandished Guns At Christian Conference Charged With Making Terrorist Threats


Reported by Photo of Jim Simpson Jim Simpson | Contributor | 11:33 AM 04/24/2017

The Muslim man who brandished pistols, assault-style weapons and ammunition outside a Sioux Falls, S.D., Christian conference earlier this month was charged Friday with making terrorist threats, the Associated Press reports.

The man’s name is Ehab Jaber. (RELATED: Conservative Conference Threatened By Heavily Armed Muslim Man)

Last week, a police spokesman told The Daily Caller that Jaber had not broken any laws.

“Be scared… be f***ing terrified,” he said in the video as he revealed pistols, rifles and ammunition he was carrying in his van.

South Dakota allows open carry, and Jaber also has a concealed carry permit, so his possession of weapons was not by itself illegal. Sioux Falls Police public information officer Sam Clemens stated that “Everything he was doing was legal. He didn’t break any laws so we didn’t charge him.”

However, Attorney General Marty Jackley and Lincoln County State’s Attorney Tom Wollman subsequently reviewed Jaber’s videos. According to the Argus Leader, Jackley stated he believed that Jaber’s comments violated state law, which prohibits threats to “commit a crime of violence with the intent to intimidate or coerce a civilian population.”

A police search of Jaber’s home found methamphetamine in addition to weapons. He claims that he was not threatening anyone.

Jaber describes himself as an ardent supporter of Second Amendment rights. “You know what the sad thing is? I’m a Republican,” he told ABC’s KSFY. “I’m a Republican for one reason: the Second Amendment.”

This felony charge could result in Jaber losing those rights. A conviction carries a penalty of up to five years in prison and/or fines of up to $10,000.

Conference organizer Brannon Howse told TheDC that while he was glad Jaber was arrested, he fumed that it took the police 12 days to do so. “My blood ran cold when I found this out. METH? You mean we could have had a guy jacked up on drugs, combined with his ideology, putting 500 men, women, and children at risk at our Christian conference? Why was he not arrested that night or even questioned? How did he stay on the streets for 12 days with guns and meth?”

Jackley said that public pressure did not have a role in their decision to finally press the case, adding, “If anything, the public pressure can create more challenges for an investigation… It doesn’t play any role in our investigation or our decisions.

Howse was skeptical. “What would have happened if the shoe were on the other foot?” he asked. “If that had been a conservative brandishing weapons in front of an Islamic conference, or indeed practically anywhere, he would have been thrown in jail immediately and all his firearms confiscated – no questions asked! And the media would have had a field day talking about conservative ‘domestic terrorists!’ But here we have the media bending over backwards to help Jaber make his case, quoting him as ‘just a Republican exercising his Second Amendment rights.’ Since when does the media defend someone who believes in the Second Amendment? What a joke!”

Howse told TheDC that as a direct result of Jaber’s videos, event hosts at subsequent conferences required him to hire extra security — costing thousands more dollars — for these free-to-the-public events.

Have You Met This Jesus?


Authored by Dr. Ray Rooney, Jr. |  Friday, April 21, 2017 @ 3:00 PM

URL of the original posting site: http://www.afa.net/the-stand/faith/2017/04/have-you-met-this-jesus/

Have You Met This Jesus?

In times of horror and persecution, don’t look to an appeaser and accommodator to save you. Look instead to a sword wielding Conqueror.

As ISIS attempts to strike fear into the minds and souls of Christians globally it would behoove the faithful to consider the sword wielding Christ whom the foes of God cannot defeat. – Dr. Ray Rooney, Jr.

  • A Muslim walks the streets of downtown Fresno looking for white men to shoot and after gunning down three men and surrounded by police shouts “Allahu akbar.”
  • An elderly man is picking up cans on the streets of Cleveland and a car pulls up. The driver gets out with his cell phone recording via the Facebook Live feature and tells the man to repeat a woman’s name.  When he does the driver shoots and kills him.
  • A psychotic and obese despot in North Korea promises to reduce America to ashes with “our super-mighty pre-emptive strike.”  Political and military leadership in this country is not shrugging and laughing it off.  A U.S. navy armada is on its way to the Korean peninsula.
  • Forty five Christians were killed by suicide bombers in Egypt on Palm Sunday. 

At home, in America, the hatred spewing from liberals towards conservatives and evangelicals has reached a fever pitch and portends violence.  The University of California at Berkely urged the cancellation of a speech by Ann Coulter who was to speak on illegal immigration for fear of the eruption of violence.

Christians are taught that in the midst of devastation and despair we are to look “to Jesus, the founder and perfecter of our faith…” (Heb. 12:2).  Unfortunately, the Jesus many are looking to in these difficult and troubled times is not much of a problem solver if you go by what is being preached in many American churches. 

The picture of Jesus being painted by many of our pulpiteers is not the author and perfecter of faith but the accepter and accommodator of human desire.  He’s an appeaser, not a Savior. 

The Jesus many Americans hear about on Sundays accepts people no matter what they believe or how they live.  He’s a pacifist, a pluralist, and even a secularist (He apparently believes in the separation of church and state and doesn’t want anyone to be made to feel uncomfortable by hearing the gospel). 

So as the pressure against righteousness mounts and the persecution against Christians increases, to whom are all those churchgoers turning who don’t believe Jesus opposes anything except the notion of intolerance?  As far as I can tell the answer to that is government.  If only the Jesus revealed in the pages of the Bible was faithfully proclaimed then instead of the faithless hand-wringing that seems to be going on by shallow churchgoers with the haters of the cross growing ever more bold, a fearless and bold prayer would ascend using the words of David in Psalm 68:1 “God shall arise, his enemies shall be scattered; and those who hate him shall flee before him!”

Here a few passages in the Bible to consider when looking to Jesus in the midst of burgeoning evil and its designs.

Genesis 3:15I will put enmity between you [serpent; Satan] and the woman, and between your offspring and her offspring; he shall bruise your head, and you shall bruise his heel.

The very first prophetic word about redemption and the One who shall bring it is an image of a Man stomping on the head of a snake.  He doesn’t flee from it.  He doesn’t adopt it and make it His pet.  He stomps its headThat is what the Son of God thinks of evil.  Not quite the picture of accommodation proclaimed weekly in many churches.

Joshua 5:13-15 – When Joshua was by Jericho, he lifted up his eyes and looked, and behold, a man was standing before him with his drawn sword in his hand. And Joshua went to him and said to him, “Are you for us, or for our adversaries?” And he said, “No; but I am the commander of the army of the Lord. Now I have come.” And Joshua fell on his face to the earth and worshiped and said to him, “What does my lord say to his servant?” And the commander of the Lord’s army said to Joshua, “Take off your sandals from your feet, for the place where you are standing is holy.” And Joshua did so.

Compare that to what was said to Moses from the burning bush and you know who this “commander” is.  There is absolutely no doubt that the commander of the armies of the Lord is Jesus (as we shall see in another text).

Two things are striking about this passage.  First, is that the “commander” had a drawn sword in His hand.  This was the eve of the attack on Jericho.  The first battle for the conquest of the Promised Land was about to commence and the pre-Incarnate Jesus was wielding His sword.

When Moses was besieged by naysayers as the freed Hebrews had their back to the Red Sea and Pharaoh’s army bearing down on them the deliverer shouted “The Lord will fight for you, and you have only to be silent” (Ex. 14:14).  When did the Lord ever stop fighting for His people except when they turn away from Him in unbeliefJesus stands just as ready today to wield His sword against the enemies of the cross as He did when He appeared to Joshua as the conquest of Canaan began.

The second striking facet is the non-answer answer to Joshua’s inquiry.  Joshua’s question was essentially “Are you on our side or theirs?”  “No.”  What kind of response is that?  Simple.  Jesus was saying “I’m on My side and if you want to succeed in that which I have called you to do then you will follow Me.”  Where? Into the battleJesus doesn’t shy away from leading the people of God into victory on the battlefield.  As ISIS attempts to strike fear into the minds and souls of Christians globally it would behoove the faithful to consider the sword wielding Christ whom the foes of God cannot defeat. 

Colossians 2:15 – He [Jesus] disarmed the rulers and authorities and put them to open shame, by triumphing over them in him.

To the naked and unspiritual eye the bloody death of Jesus on a Roman cross looked like utter and ignominious defeat.  Hardly.  Paul uses the imagery of a Roman victory procession down the streets of the city where the defeated royalty was paraded in chains.  What looked to most people to be humiliating defeat, was in fact, a glorious victory where the spiritually bankrupt were revealed and put to open shame.  It takes a measure of spiritual maturity to recognize this which is why there is so much fearful whining emanating from so many churchgoers today.  They’re not looking to a conqueror.  They’re hoping for someone who can convince those who hate Christianity to learn to live with us.  What they’re hoping for is what Scripture teaches the antichrist will provide…not Jesus Christ.

Revelation 19:12-15 – His eyes are like a flame of fire, and on his head are many diadems, and he has a name written that no one knows but himself. He is clothed in a robe dipped in blood, and the name by which he is called is The Word of God. And the armies of heaven, arrayed in fine linen, white and pure, were following him on white horses. From his mouth comes a sharp sword with which to strike down the nations, and he will rule them with a rod of iron. He will tread the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God the Almighty.

When hope seems lost as evil spreads its hateful wings across the entire planet and persecution rises to truly unprecedented levels…this is the Jesus I look to.  A Savior with burning eyes, blood soaked apparel, and a sword that cannot be turned or tamed.  Could this have been on David’s mind as he penned the matchless words of the 23rd psalm which includes these words: “thou preparedst a table before me in the presence of mine enemies”?  Only two verses further in the text of Rev. 19 are the words of an angel seen standing in the Sun speaking to the birds “Come, gather for the great supper of God, to eat the flesh of kings, the flesh of captains, the flesh of mighty men…”

The Commander of the armies of heaven is not the only hat that Jesus wears or the only revelation of His character.  In subsequent blogs I will be looking at some of the others.  But this is probably the one that gets the least attention because it doesn’t fit the theologically liberal narrative that Jesus is all about making everyone feel good about themselves and their neighbors. 

Jesus is many things.  But as we continue to spiral downward into the abyss of narcissism, sexual anarchy, hedonism, and lawlessness domestically and threats to our national security by totalitarian regimes such as North Korea and Iran abroad, we need to be able to look to Jesus our hope and answer.  And He is ready to respond to our faith filled cries and pleas.  Ready to protect us.  Ready to fight for us.  Ready to conquer the purveyors of hateful rhetoric and murderous ideologies. 

The Jesus I’m looking to stomps on serpents, wields a drawn sword, disarms and shames those who would openly oppose Him, and treads the winepress of the fury of the wrath of God!  I’ll take my Conqueror over the warm fuzzy accommodator when Satan unleashes hell on earth.  All day long…

Dr. Ray Rooney, Jr. Digital Media Editor More Articles

Malkin: Homegrown jihadists named ‘Ali Muhammad’


fresno_attack / John Walker | The Fresno Bee

Four innocent people are dead after a black Fresno gunman shouting “Allahu akbar” went on a murderous rampage that began last week and climaxed Tuesday afternoon. His name: Kori Ali Muhammad.


When a detective asked him to clarify whether all four murders were “done for vengeance for the actions of the United States in the Middle East,” Ali Muhammad Brown stated unequivocally: “Yes.” Does the motive get any clearer than this?

As Soeren Kern, senior fellow at the Gatestone Institute warned in my new CRTV investigation of Ali Muhammad Brown: “If the police are afraid to discuss the background, what is motivating these people to do this, we’re going to see more of this incentivized a lot of these jihadists.”

“Too early” to call the Fresno jihad a jihad.

Too late for the victims of another Ali Muhammad targeting innocent civilians as Islamic payback on American soil.

Editor’s note: This article has been updated to correct two typographical errors.

Author Michelle Malkin

Michelle Malkin is host of Michelle Malkin Investigates on CRTV.com. Her email address is writemalkin@gmail.com. 

No refuge on Good Friday: Palestinian stabs young Christian woman to death in Israel


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Mahmoud Illean | AP Photo

A 23-year-old Christian tourist was stabbed to death by a Palestinian man as Christians gathered to celebrate Good Friday, ABC News reports. The attack comes as Christians around the world commemorate the day Jesus Christ was crucified and died, rising from the dead three days later on Easter — the highest Christian holy day.christian-persecution

The attack took place on a tram close to the Old City, where tourists from around the world have come to commemorate Easter and Passover. The woman died shortly after she was brought to a medical facility, despite efforts to save her. The 57-year old Palestinian attacker was apprehended by police.

Local media quoted witnesses as saying the man stabbed the woman multiple times. Reports said a pregnant woman was injured when the light rail came to a sudden stop. The attacker was apprehended by officers at the scene, police said.

Reports indicate two others were injured as well.

According to ABC News, Palestinians have killed 42 Israelis and two visiting Americans since September 2015. The Palestinian Authority regularly incites violence and acts of terror against Christians and Jews in Israel.against-america

Governments around the world are taking steps to prevent attacks by radical Islamic terrorists over the Easter holiday. Authorities in Kosovo claim they have already intercepted plans for such an attack.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Chris Pandolfo is a staff writer and type-shouter for Conservative Review. He holds a B.A. in Politics and Economics from Hillsdale College. His interests are Conservative Political Philosophy, the American Founding, and Progressive Rock. Follow him on Twitter for doom-saying and great album recommendations @ChrisCPandolfo.

 

 

Setting their veils ablaze, Syrian women celebrate their freedom from ISIS [VIDEO]


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Syrian Democratic Forces

Overwhelmed with joy after being freed from the grip of the Islamic State, some Syrian women have taken to burning the veils that they were forced to wear while living under the control of the terror group.

Video of the celebrations emerged Wednesday on a YouTube channel affiliated with the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), a Syrian rebel group made up mostly of Kurdish fighters. The video shows men, women, and children all singing and dancing to celebrate their liberation from the Islamic State. Two of the women in the video take off their veil and proceed to light it ablaze in celebration. Two other women celebrate their freedom by lighting up a cigarette, while children are seen dancing in the streets.

Syrian women deciding to torch their burqas and veils has become a common occurrence upon being freed from ISIS rule. To many, it is a symbol of oppression.

“Damn this stupid invention that they made us wear,” a Syrian woman said in August after she was liberated by the SDF. “We’re humans, we have our freedom.”

The Islamic State has ordered women in Iraq and Syria to wear full veils or be subject to “serious punishment.”

The SDF is a critical component of the U.S.-backed coalition battling the Islamic State, as Kurdish forces are engaged in a campaign to cut off ISIS supply lines throughout the country. In recent days, they have continued to push further into ISIS-held territory, liberating many towns and villages along the way. According to Kurdish news outlet Rudaw, the SDF “crossed into Deir ez-Zur province [in Syria] for the first time Tuesday.”

SDF troops plan on continuing their push forward until they reach Raqqa, which is known as the Syrian headquarters of the Islamic State.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:

Jordan Schachtel is the nationals security correspondent for Conservative Review. Follow him on Twitter @JordanSchachtel

New Study Proves Trump Right – 72 Terrorists have come from Countries on Travel Ban


waving flagAuthored By Onan Coca February 13, 2017

URL of the original posting site: http://constitution.com/new-study-proves-trump-right-72-terrorists-come-countries-travel-ban/

 

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Surprise, surprise, surprise. Apparently, when you look into the data, examine the facts, and move past the emotional (and irrational) arguments of the left, we find that President Trump’s Executive Order on Immigration is better grounded in reality than our media lets on.

In a just released study from the Center for Immigration Studies we learn that 72 individuals, from the seven countries on President Trump’s travel ban (pause) list have been CONVICTED in terrorism cases since 9/11. Not suspected. Not arrested. CONVICTED in terrorism cases. Even worse, the Senate data from which the study was undertaken was incomplete, so it’s quite possible that this number is even higher than the study indicates.

Here’s what the data that could be studied shows, these are the number of terrorists we’ve let in to our nation from these seven countries since 9/11/2001:

  • Somalia: 20
  • Yemen: 19
  • Iraq: 19
  • Syria: 7
  • Iran: 4
  • Libya: 2
  • Sudan: 1
  • Total: 72

Again, the number could be higher since the researchers could not obtain complete information on each case.

According to the study, at least 17 of the 72 entered the United States as refugees from terror prone countries. Three of them came in on student visas, and one arrived using a diplomatic visa. At least 25 of these terrorists eventually became citizens, ten of them were lawful permanent residents, and ONLY four of them were illegal aliens.

That means that 68 of the 72 terrorists from these seven countries (since 9/11) entered legally, were fully vetted and cleared to come to the United States. Does that give you cause for concern? Does that number imply a greater problem with our vetting system?against-america

More info from the study:

These immigrant terrorists lived in at least 16 different states, with the largest number from the terror-associated countries living in New York (10), Minnesota (8), California (8), and Michigan (6). Ironically, Minnesota was one of the states suing to block Trump’s order to pause entries from the terror-associated countries, claiming it harmed the state. At least two of the terrorists were living in Washington, which joined with Minnesota in the lawsuit to block the order.

 

Thirty-three of the 72 individuals from the seven terror-associated countries were convicted of very serious terror-related crimes, and were sentenced to at least three years imprisonment. The crimes included use of a weapon of mass destruction, conspiracy to commit a terror act, material support of a terrorist or terror group, international money laundering conspiracy, possession of explosives or missiles, and unlawful possession of a machine gun.America Never Forget

President Trump’s order is lawful (many Presidents have issued similar orders in the past – including President Obama, Bush, Clinton, and Carter), and as this study proves, his order may actually be necessary. He shouldn’t have to do more work to prove that a temporary pause in immigration from a small group of countries is a good idea, especially since all of the information gathered in this study was readily available to anyone with a computer and internet access.

Don’t let the Democrats and the media fool you, folks. In this debate, President Trump is the only one making any sense.any-more-questions

AUTHORED BY Onan Coca

Onan is the Editor-in-Chief at Liberty Alliance media group. He’s also the managing editor at Eaglerising.com, Constitution.com and the managing partner at iPatriot.com. Onan is a graduate of Liberty University (2003) and earned his M.Ed. at Western Governors University in 2012. Onan lives in Atlanta with his wife and their three wonderful children. You can find his writing all over the web.

San Diego Schools Using Muslim Group with Ties to Terrorism to Fight Islamophobia


waving flagAuthored By Dave Jolly February 10, 2017

Have you ever heard of the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) or know who they really are?

According to the FBI, the Council on American Islamic Relations (CAIR) and the Muslim American Society (MAS) both serve as front groups to help funnel money and information to the Islamic terrorist groups. Not only does the FBI list them as having ties to terrorists, but the United Arab Emirates (UAE) recently listed both CAIR and MAS as being foreign terrorist groups. The UAE has outlawed both groups from operating in their country.America are you really paying attention

In 2014, Barack Obama met leaders of CAIR and MAS and agreed to work together to fight the decision of the UAE in listing them as terrorist organizations. In 2009 our own FBI cut all ties with CAIR because they were not an appropriate group to be associated with.

Prior to that in 2006, CAIR was an unindicted co-conspirator in the Holy Land Foundation trial, in which the Holy Land Foundation was found guilty of funneling millions of dollars to Hamas. The US Department of Justice (before Obama and Holder corrupted it) stated that CAIR was involved in the conspiracy to finance Islamic terrorism and that they took their orders directly from the Muslim Brotherhood.

Rep. Michele Bachmann, (R-MN) commented about Obama’s working with CAIR and MAS and told WND:

“The president is going exactly in the opposite direction of trying to stamp out terrorism.”

“It’s interesting that the administration has parted ways with its own position and is now meeting with a U.S. court designated co-conspirator of terrorist financing.”

“CAIR is a front group for the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States, as is the Muslim Student Association, and they try to present a storefront view of moderate, mainstream Muslim thought when, in fact, they are just the opposite.”

“They (CAIR) tend to be the mask covering up violent jihad across the globe. They pretend to be the mouthpiece of moderation when, in fact, they are anything but.”

As a parent, now that you know a little bit of who and what CAIR is, how would you feel if you found out that the public school your kids were attending had CAIR helping sell and convince your kids that Islam is a safe and peaceful religion? According to a recent report from EAGNews:

“The San Diego school board’s anti-Islamophobia campaign kicked off at Logan Elementary School Thursday with lessons from the Council on American-Islamic Relations.”i-am-definitly-not-okay-with-that

“CAIR spokesman Hanif Mohebi told the mostly Latino seventh- and eighth-graders he was just like them once, and Muslim bullying is the same thing as Latino bullying, according to KPBS.”

“‘Where you’re sitting, I used to sit there,’ Mohebi said. ‘And without my beard, I used to look exactly like you, and people used to think I’m Mexican. So I’ve heard all the negative stuff that they will say. And it hurts.’”

“The district-sponsored presentation came with pamphlets that read ‘Know your rights as a Muslim youth in school,’ and tips on handling deescalating Muslim bullying situations.”

“It’s part of the board’s promise to the people in response to ‘heated campaign rhetoric’ and pressure from CAIR and its followers to address alleged rampant bullying of Muslim students. The Muslim advocacy group pointed to a years old study it produced that contends 55 percent of Muslim students in California have faced bullying or discrimination, most of which was verbal, KPBS reports.”

Knowing the history of CAIR, you can bet that their in-school program is not just about bullying, but has a lot to do with trying to brainwash kids into believing that Islam is not dangerous or anything to be feared. CAIR teaching kids how great Islam is like, is like placing a fox to guard a coup of chickens – a very deadly situation.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Dave Jolly

R.L. David Jolly holds a B.S. in Wildlife Biology and an M.S. in Biology – Population Genetics. He has worked in a number of fields, giving him a broad perspective on life, business, economics and politics. He is a very conservative Christian, husband, father and grandfather who cares deeply for his Savior, family and the future of our troubled nation.

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