ABC: FBI knew Hasan tried to contact Al-Qaeda

posted at 9:30 am on November 9, 2009 by Ed Morrissey

Would it normally be considered a national-security problem if a high-ranking military officer had tried to contact an enemy of the United States during wartime?  ABC News reports that the FBI knew that Major Nidal Hasan had attempted to contact al-Qaeda and its associates months before Hasan went on a shooting rampage at Fort Hood, killing 13 people.  Did the FBI tell the Army about it?  That gets rather murky:

U.S. intelligence agencies were aware months ago that Army Major Nidal Hasan was attempting to make contact with people associated with al Qaeda, two American officials briefed on classified material in the case told ABC News.

It is not known whether the intelligence agencies informed the Army that one of its officers was seeking to connect with suspected al Qaeda figures, the officials said.

One senior lawmaker said the CIA had, so far, refused to brief the intelligence committees on what, if any, knowledge they had about Hasan’s efforts.

However, the Army certainly had enough information to know that Hasan was a problem:

A fellow Army doctor who studied with Hasan, Val Finell, told ABC News, “We would frequently say he was a Muslim first and an American second. And that came out in just about everything he did at the University.

Finell said he and other Army doctors complained to superiors about Hasan’s statements.

“And we questioned how somebody could take an oath of office…be an officer in the military and swear allegiance to the constitution and to defend America against all enemies, foreign and domestic and have that type of conflict,” Finell told ABC News.

Meanwhile, the imam with whom Hasan associated — with his own ties to the 9/11 terrorists — has issued a statement calling Hasan a “hero,” a “man of conscience” who successfully resolved the conflict of being Muslim and a member of the American armed forces.  Anwar al-Awlaki now lives in Yemen, but he used to run mosques in Denver, San Diego, and Falls Church before beating feet after the 9/11 attacks.  ABC reports that Awlaki runs a jihadist web site, which is where he posted his support of Hasan.

Did Hasan commit his act of terror alone or under instructions from Awlaki and his AQ associates?  That’s what investigators want to know, but either way it seems that a 9/10 attitude has re-entered national-security considerations.  Anyone attempting to contact al-Qaeda should have been arrested, or at the least kept away from military bases.  Why did our counter-terrorist efforts leave Nidal Hasan in position to actually deploy into a combat theater if the FBI knew or even suspected these attempts to contact the enemy?

It sounds a lot like the law-enforcement model of counterterrorism that failed us so spectacularly from 1993 to 2001.

Update (AP): In case you missed WaPo’s story on Hasan over the weekend, note what he told a neighbor on the morning of the murders after handing her a Koran: “I’m going to do good work for God.”

Update (Ed): Verum Serum has more on al-Awliki and Hasan’s “heroism”.

Update II: Joe Gandelman asks the right question: “If American intelligence agencies missed the signs pre-911 and they missed a big hint pre-Foot Hood, exactly what are they missing now, as you read this post?”  I would also add this: “And why are they missing it?”  Because in this case, it seems as though political correctness over the feelings of Muslims has played a part in hamstringing action — and that could be the case with other potential threats, too.


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Let’s not rush to judgment and connect any dots here. We must be sensitive

JammieWearingFool on November 9, 2009 at 9:31 AM

So, Obama knew and he failed to keep us safe?

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:32 AM

Thirteen dead is a small price to pay for political correctness, eh?

s/

BuckeyeSam on November 9, 2009 at 9:32 AM

Grrr!

I’m angry at PC and hug-a-jihadist-Obama.

Send in 80k troops now!

shick on November 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM

Hold on. We still don’t know if this had anything to do with terrorism. Obviously more evidence is needed.

nazo311 on November 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM

I don’t understand the purpose of this post. It’s already been established that terrorism played no part in this. This guy was picked on until he snapped.

Keyser-Soze on November 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM

Has Ogabe visited Ft Hood yet?

Is there ANY opposition in this country?

At least we have, Lieberman.

sigh…

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM

I think the reasons for all the secrecy are starting to emerge. It’s a competency cover-up.

Good gravy, this type of nonsense is happening while, meantime, regular people are driven insane by nonsensical measures taken by Homeland Security?

AnninCA on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Just Fing WONDERFUL!

Of course, had he tried to contact (say) the Norks, they’d have been on him like ugly on Pelozzi and stupid on Boxer.

When will the favoritism being shown the only ‘religion’ that has adherents vowing to attack the US stop?

HBowmanMD on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

This is very disturbing….heads really should roll. There is no excuse for this.

deidre on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Gentlemen, if accurate, this is intolerable.

alexwest on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Did this happen on O’s watch or Bush’s watch.?

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

I would assume the FBI already briefed the President months ago on this.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Move along, nothing to see here you intolerant racists….

CapitalistPig on November 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM

Major Nidal Hasan was a hero and he did the right thing. At least according to his Islamic cleric.

September 10, 2001, everything comes into fashion again!

Mr. Joe on November 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM

Hasan was trying to contact Al-Qaeda without preconditions.

cubachi on November 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM

It’s a good thing these guys are fixing our health care system. They aren’t working on anti-terrorism so they will need some system to pay for victims of terrorism.

I almost feel like they aren’t protecting us on purpose. And I’ll bet our ‘allies’ in the war on terror (Saudi Arabia and Pakistan) will celebrate this terrorist.

ThackerAgency on November 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM

Did this happen on O’s watch or Bush’s watch.?

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Did what happen?-MSM

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:35 AM

Army brass has more tolerance for jihadis in the ranks than gays.

flipflop on November 9, 2009 at 9:36 AM

Let’s put Jamie Gorlick in charge of the investigation.

a capella on November 9, 2009 at 9:36 AM

President Bush kept us safe.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

The contact.

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Is Jamie Gorelick back in the Justice Department building walls?

Wethal on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Did this happen on O’s watch or Bush’s watch.?

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

It’s has to be Bush’s fault.

nazo311 on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

WTF…
WHAT THE F***?

nyx on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

You know what this results in?

Concern about anti-muslim backlash-Obama admin

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Did this happen on O’s watch or Bush’s watch.?

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

I’m going to say O’s watch–I just don’t see Bush not doing something about this. I really, really don’t.

Months could be 12 months, 2 months, whatever.

deidre on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

It’s has to be Bush’s fault.

nazo311 on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Oh, no! This has to be Bush and Sarah Palin’s fault…

CapitalistPig on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

Let’s put Jamie Gorlick in charge of the investigation.

a capella on November 9, 2009 at 9:36 AM

Berlin down.

Gorelick up.

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

Well the military takes its orders from civilian leaders so where does that lead us? Maybe an understanding of how the messiah has acted following this event. I think so.

Just more impearchment material.

mmmmm mmmmm mmmmm

bluegrass on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

Finell said he and other Army doctors complained to superiors about Hasan’s statements.

The terrorist should have been run out of the Army and prosecuted as soon as they suspected his Army oath meant nothing to him.Political correctness will be the death of our nation.

FireBlogger on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

“And we questioned how somebody could take an oath of office…be an officer in the military and swear allegiance to the constitution and to defend America against all enemies, foreign and domestic and have that type of conflict,” Finell told ABC News.

Sounds like something that pertains to Obama and 3/4′s of Congress…

katy on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

Good thing we’ll never know if religion had anything to do with it.

Abby Adams on November 9, 2009 at 9:38 AM

This is a HUGE and telling update to this tragic story. And, speaking plainly about jumping to conclusions–how about all those imbecile PC Leftists including our the president giving this murdering traitor the benefit of the doubt and the benefit of sympathy.

RepubChica on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

Has Ogabe visited Ft Hood yet?

Is there ANY opposition in this country?

At least we have, Lieberman.

sigh…

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:33 AM

The President will attend a memorial service tomorrow, where he will commit some slight or possibly imagined faux pas after which six hundred posts on this website will claim this as proof that the President is a Marxist who hates the United States and service members especially.

I would assume the FBI already briefed the President months ago on this.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Yeah, I’m sure the FBI briefs the President on every suspicious phone call they monitor.

One does have to wonder, though, what the hell they were thinking.

Bleeds Blue on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

Heard from a couple sources that Hasan had a swarthy looking visitor the night before he went on his jihad, and the same night he gave away his Spanish Koran to Mr. Padilla, and gave away his food from his apartment. [Will have to dig around to try to find a few links/refs.]

I would hope that the proper authorities are looking into this.

coldwarrior on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

I would assume the FBI already briefed the President months ago on this.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

We’ll never know. I wonder if Tapper will ask Gibbs that question.

a capella on November 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM

I don’t have a problem with anyone saying they are a muslim or a christian first and an American second. We have that freedom. Suggesting that we must be Americans first over our religion is hinting at nationalism. Not patriotism, but nationalism.

shick on November 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM

The President will attend a memorial service tomorrow

….

In person, or will he just give a SHOUT OUT to the peeps at Da Hood?

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM

Put Dick Chaney in charge and you’ll see how a man would handle this incident.

bluegrass on November 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM

Not only did this bastard have a red flags, he had a freaking target on his back saying “Jihadist, Look Don’t Touch”.
What the heck! How did man not get dismissed?

nyx on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

You know what this results in?

Concern about anti-muslim backlash-Obama admin

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

Isn’t it sad? Our local news rushed to the local Islamic Center to let them once again tell us how wonderful and peaceful Islam is.

Every Islamic attack is the same. America gets a lesson on how peaceful and tolerant Islam is in the media. The more awful the attack, the more forceful the defense of Islam. If I was a jihadi, it would encourage me.

ThackerAgency on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

One does have to wonder, though, what the hell they were thinking.

Bleeds Blue on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

They were guided by the policies you support.

Feel better?

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

The FBI said that this had nothing to do with terrorism about 3 seconds after the shootings.

I believe them. It is clear that Hassan was a rabid TEA Party activist, a fundamentalist baptist who was motivated by racism.

Anders on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

We may never know
If religion played a role
In this incident…

Haiku Guy on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

If the FBI knew, then Obama knew when he told us not to jump to conclusions.

Obama knew.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

If I was a jihadi, it would encourage me.

ThackerAgency on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

It’s a matter of time before they figure out how revered and populated the NYT and CNN buildings are.

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:42 AM

Political correctness is neither sane or necessary.

nazo311 on November 9, 2009 at 9:42 AM

The inmates are clearly running the asylum.

The PC leads to suicide.

the_nile on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

In person, or will he just give a SHOUT OUT to the peeps at Da Hood?

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:40 AM

Pookie’s gonna phone it in from the couch. He da power behind da throne.

Anders on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

Did this happen on O’s watch or Bush’s watch.?

Clyde5445 on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

Obamas. 9/11 happened on bush’s watch.

Norvell on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

I think the reasons for all the secrecy are starting to emerge. It’s a competency cover-up.

Good gravy, this type of nonsense is happening while, meantime, regular people are driven insane by nonsensical measures taken by Homeland Security?

AnninCA on November 9, 2009 at 9:34 AM

No, it is not competency, or the lack thereof. It is Political Correctness that is responsible for 13 deaths. Thirteen United States soldiers have been sacrificed upon the altar of “not wanting to give the appearance of offending someone.”

I just hope enough people wake up to this and start pushing back against PCness.

rbj on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

Now, now, let’s wait for the ‘evidence’ . . .

. . . like a framed picture of Bin Laden over his bed.

Sadly enough, even that won’t considered ‘a clue’.

CPT. Charles on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

It doesn’t matter if he was working for Al Qaeda or not. It was an act of treason and it should be treated as such.

sammypants on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

While I think this puts to bed the Obamawellian spinbook, I’d like to think that the FBI told the Army and the plan was to keep an eye on him to see if he could lead them to an active cell.

Skywise on November 9, 2009 at 9:44 AM

It’s just disgusting. I hate political correctness.

4shoes on November 9, 2009 at 9:44 AM

I read this article this morning and couldn’t believe what I was reading even as I was. It was incredible how incompetent it sounded. :(

I’m going to say O’s watch–I just don’t see Bush not doing something about this. I really, really don’t.

Months could be 12 months, 2 months, whatever.

deidre on November 9, 2009 at 9:37 AM

And if I remember right, the article said “2 months” so DEFINITELY on the O’s intelligence watch.

Highlar on November 9, 2009 at 9:44 AM

obeyme has real American blood on his hands now…..the problem is, he LIKES it.

Ris4victory on November 9, 2009 at 9:44 AM

The only way he would have been kciked out of the Army with this Administration is if he would have appeared on Fox News

AmericanUnderground on November 9, 2009 at 9:44 AM

WE all know by now that the only Army Obama respects is his great army of SEIU and ACORN thugs he uses to take over the greatest country evah. When will the idiot panty waisters in this country learn?

bluegrass on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

We may never know
If religion played a role
In this incident…

Haiku Guy on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

“Islamic terrorism ? never heard of it” Charles Gibson.

the_nile on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Here’s some irony…Hasan was part of government run healthcare…He was actually educated and licensed under the system.

texabama on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Fire doesn’t melt steel.

LibTired on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Now, now, let’s wait for the ‘evidence’ . . .

CPT. Charles on November 9, 2009 at 9:43 AM

We need to make sure the evidence is preserved.

From the linked article:

CIA director Leon Panetta and the Director of National Intelligence, Dennis Blair, have been asked by Congress “to preserve” all documents and intelligence files that relate to Hasan, according to the lawmaker.

On Sunday, Senator Joseph Lieberman (D-CT) called for an investigation into whether the Army missed signs as to whether Hasan was an Islamic extremist.

Loxodonta on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Insanity!

Does this finally mean the end of PC?

rebuzz on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

A question for those with experience in the military legal system: Does Hasan’s actions put him under military jurisdiction? That is, a court martial rather than a civilian trial? I ask this out of ignorance and the hope that justice will be better served via a court martial and what I presume would be a death sentence carried out quickly.

jwolf on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

The GOP needs to be all over TV calling this terrorism and demanding a complete investigation.

Gen Casey should resign, immediately.

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Hasan was trying to get an advance on the 72 virgins before executing his jihad.

Cybergeezer on November 9, 2009 at 9:46 AM

One does have to wonder, though, what the hell they were thinking.

Bleeds Blue on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

Obama is the CiC. The buck stops with him.

a capella on November 9, 2009 at 9:46 AM

Bleeds Blue on November 9, 2009 at 9:39 AM

Obama really could screw up accidently while speaking at the memorial. If he says anything about the shooter that is about to go on trial that could be seen as judging him one way or the other that is called “undue COMMAND influence”. I predict he’ll be very careful, I hope he is, because if he says the wrong thing it could very well end up letting Hasan walk or alteast recieve a lesser sentance than he would otherwise get. I hope he is carefully briefed on what to say and he doesn’t speak too much off the cuff.

Mord on November 9, 2009 at 9:46 AM

If the FBI knew, then Obama knew when he told us not to jump to conclusions.

Obama knew.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

If He did, he is a sick sob and should be immediately up for impeachment. The first duty of a President is to be a Commander in Chief.

nyx on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

The FBI said that this had nothing to do with terrorism about 3 seconds after the shootings.

I believe them. It is clear that Hassan was a rabid TEA Party activist, a fundamentalist baptist who was motivated by racism.

Anders on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

Didn’t you get the memo? FBI now stands for the Federal Bureau of Islamicization.

alexwest on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

But the good news is, we have a diverse Army.

CarolynM on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

No, it is not competency, or the lack thereof. It is Political Correctness that is responsible for 13 deaths. Thirteen United States soldiers have been sacrificed upon the altar of “not wanting to give the appearance of offending someone.”

Tempting, but I’m not ready to jump on that bandwagon yet. We haven’t had problems in investigating other dangerous people with fundamentalist Muslim ties.

AnninCA on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

And this is why Obama as President should scare the crap out of everyone. Forget what he’s doing to the economy. Forget health care. The man can’t even acknowledge a terrorist attack occurred on US soil. How can you fight a war on terror when you won’t even recognize what it is you’re fighting?

I’m not gonna blame Obama for Hasan not getting run out of the Army. I will however hold him accountable for what he does in response to this attack. So far he’s not off to a great start.

Doughboy on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

Does this finally mean the end of PC?

rebuzz on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

America ends before PC does.

artist on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

Well, this whole ordeal is another mark in the “Obama’s a Muslim” column. Take away what you will from that.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 9, 2009 at 9:47 AM

All the basher’s President Bush, who felt President Bush should have known everything, all the time, will remain silent on this.
Obama should have taken a more active role in fighting terrorism…remember he is the one stating that the word “terrorism” and “war on terrorism” is not to be used.
Obama has tried to convince the American public that these terrorists don’t really exist, that they are no threat.
No, Obama doesn’t “own” these killings, but he left the door open with is naivete and his catering to the left for political votes…he was leading us down a path of defenselessness. Now maybe president Obama will wake up, and realize that the war on terror is real and will not subside because he is the One…but he won’t, he will consider this a aberration. He will ignore the real threat…and ignore Generals, and experts, because it will cost him votes…save a country, but lose a vote—NEVER!
He is a captive of the liberal left, and he can’t afford to defend the country, or it will offend his supporters.
His bumper sticker: Don’t offend….don’t defend

right2bright on November 9, 2009 at 9:48 AM

But lets not jump to any conclusions.

Seriously how was this guy not watched 24/7.

I’m not a big proponent of suing but in this case I think the families of those murdered have a pretty strong case.

YIKES!

gophergirl on November 9, 2009 at 9:48 AM

More racist, anti-Muslim spin from Neanderthal conservatives.

If this shocking and unlikely coincidence even occurred, it was just another example of the insidious nature of free-floating pre-incidental PTSD by proxy.

The lengths the Right goes to to smear the Religion of Peace!

/sarc

Bruno Strozek on November 9, 2009 at 9:48 AM

FBI knew = Obama knew

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Insanity!

Does this finally mean the end of PC?

rebuzz on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

Sadly, as long as Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson need a job, we will never see the end of PC.

ThackerAgency on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Political correctness is neither sane or necessary.

nazo311 on November 9, 2009 at 9:42 AM

Amen. At its core political correctness is an embargo on truth. Why are we so afraid of the truth?

If someone doesn’t like me because of my skin color, gender, religion, or sexual proclivities, I would rather know than not know. And if someone is prompted by their religious views to dislike America, Americans ought to know.

flyfisher on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Don’t ask (why he’s trying to contact AQ)
Don’t tell (the Army)

It’s policy, guys!

Abby Adams on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

more to follow…like i said yesterday…much more..nuff said for now…

anddddd…..is anyone paying attention to the guards or police who are watching this terrorist in the hospital….the possibility of a “ah shucks” he just died suddenly moment is VERY real with this bunch in power…

JJKRN on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

This was an attack from the enemy within of which it is apparent there must be several.
Wait for it, another one will happen and likely one after that.
Janet Napolitano is over in the ME telling Muslims that we will protect them. And the Imans writng about this hero Hasan will be seen as a call to action.
This is all so obvious I’m having difficulty understanding why this is still a wishy washy story days later.

ORconservative on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Even if the army and other agencies turned their head due to PC, then that’s still incompentency. It’s PC to not react to all Muslims as though they are radical fundamentalists with a desire to kill Americans. It’s stupid to ignore when they actually ARE that.

AnninCA on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

And….Cheney was right.

bridgetown on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

Obviously there was nothing terrorist related to this incident. Move along…nothing to see here..//sarc//

vcferlita on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

Would it normally be considered a national-security problem if a high-ranking military officer had tried to contact an enemy of the United States during wartime?

Yes, prior to John Kerry’s meetings with the enemy it was considered a capital offense. How could they arrest and prosecute Hasan when we didn’t arrest and prosecute Kerry?

Buddahpundit on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

I will be interested to see how MSM manages to mesh this information with their Pre-Traumatic Stress Syndrome.

Cindy Munford on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

According to his Islamic Cleric:

Major Hasan was a hero.

http://www.anwar-alawlaki.com/?p=228

http://www.verumserum.com/?p=10066

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/worldnews/northamerica/usa/6521758/Fort-Hood-shooting-Texas-army-killer-linked-to-September-11-terrorists.html

Everything goes back into fashion, including, unfortunately, September 10, 2001 thinking.

Mr. Joe on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

Here’s some irony…Hasan was part of government run healthcare…He was actually educated and licensed under the system.

texabama on November 9, 2009 at 9:45 AM

HA! That is great…

right2bright on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

FBI knew = Obama knew

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:49 AM

You are right, but Mugabe is not exactly a buck stops here kind of man.

flyfisher on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

Thirteen dead is a small price to pay for political correctness, eh?

s/

BuckeyeSam on November 9, 2009 at 9:32 AM

Depends on whether or not you are one of the 13 or scores of wounded. Do they have an equivilent of the Purple Heart for troops wounded or killed during PC fire fights with radical Islamists?

The only thing that is certain here is that the Army at Walter Reed did the organization a diservice when they sought to dump their problem on Ft. Hood instead of doing the uncomfortable hard work of questioning Hasan’s fitness for duty.

highhopes on November 9, 2009 at 9:51 AM

If the FBI knew, then Obama knew when he told us not to jump to conclusions.

Obama knew.

faraway on November 9, 2009 at 9:41 AM

What did the President know and when did he know it?

Loxodonta on November 9, 2009 at 9:51 AM

OK, we now have evidence this guy attempted to get with our enemy. Can we please stop dancing around the issue? Or is our president too scared to deal with terrorism? He seems awfully ballsy when it comes to layin’ the hammer down on FoxNews and those who don’t agree with him. How come he’s so afraid to call terrorism terrorism?

If we don’t deal with THIS one, we are going to get HIT and not a little one. A BIG one.

This is DANGEROUS Mr. President. May I humbly ask you TO GET OFF YOUR BEHIND AND DO SOMETHING TO PROTECT THIS COUNTRY AND THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO PUT THEIR LIVES ON THE LINE SO YOU CAN GO GOLFING???????

Thanks so much.

Mad Mad Monica on November 9, 2009 at 9:51 AM

I will be interested to see how MSM manages to mesh this information with their Pre-Traumatic Stress Syndrome.

Cindy Munford on November 9, 2009 at 9:50 AM

HA! Talk about jumping to conclusions.

flyfisher on November 9, 2009 at 9:51 AM

this terrifies me
it is abundantly clear IMO that we are off watch at the instructions of the TOTUS

Janet Napolitano was all concerned about imaginary backlash againt muslims, she named that her top priority after this happened, Americans do NOT blame innocents for others sins, unlike this cretin who did this terrible thing

that says it all, DHS is not on watch and neither is the FBI

Correction, they are watching US

ginaswo on November 9, 2009 at 9:52 AM

Pelosi shouts “allahu akbar” after successful passage of the House Healthcare package.

Cybergeezer on November 9, 2009 at 9:52 AM

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