Unbelievable: Shahzad reportedly had contact with Awlaki too

posted at 5:16 pm on May 6, 2010 by Allahpundit

That’s three plots in a row with this degenerate’s fingerprints on them. He was Nidal Hasan’s terrorist sherpa and, according to some reports, actively recruited Abdulmutallab for the Flight 253 attack. Now this.

As a friend said on Twitter, he’s like the Tony Robbins of jihad.

Accused Times Square Bomber Faisal Shahzad linked up with the Pakistani Taliban through the internet, ABC News has been told by law enforcement and intelligence sources close to the investigation. Once the Taliban identified him as more valuable in the U.S. than in Pakistan, they trained him to return to execute his bomb attack.

But according to these sources, Shahzad also had a web of jihadist contacts that included big names tied to terror attacks in the U.S. and abroad, including the figure who has emerged as a central figure in many recent domestic terror attempts – radical American-born Muslim cleric Anwar Awlaki…

According to a person briefed on the FBI interrogation, Shahzad has told federal agents that he was angry at the CIA missile strikes carried out in Pakistan and suffered a personal crisis in his life. He has reportedly said he carried out the attempted bombing because he was under duress and that he feared for his family’s safety if he didn’t fulfill the mission.

That’s the best explanation I’ve heard yet for why the bomb was such a dud. Maybe he had misgivings about going through with it but felt obliged to do something lest his wife and daughter back in Pakistan suffer the consequences of him chickening out. So he compromised, driving the bomb into NYC but using bum fertilizer and rigging it so that it wouldn’t go off. (Apparently, the wires on his time bomb weren’t connected to anything.) That way, he could come back to the Taliban and say, “Hey, I tried,” and hopefully that would be good enough. Another possibility: Shahzad really is some kind of mouth-breathing imbecile. Seems far-fetched, I know, but read this CNN story about him setting up a getaway car in advance … and then leaving the keys to it in the car-bomb SUV. Dude. Maybe that’s why the Taliban is claiming today that he’s not one of their guys? Just sheer embarrassment?

Meanwhile, a footnote to yesterday’s post about Shahzad supposedly being angry about the drone campaign in Pakistan. Remember, according to a friend of his, he’s had a beef with U.S. foreign policy dating back several years. But look what the Anchoress caught in a report from CNN:

Any grudge Shahzad may have held against the United States appears to have developed recently, according to a senior U.S. official who is familiar with the investigation but not authorized to speak publicly.

The investigation has found nothing to indicate that Shahzad had any long-standing grudge or anger toward the United States, the official said.

“What we know is, the dynamic appeared to have changed in the last year,” the official said.

That jibes with a NYT profile of Shahzad claiming that his radicalization only happened within the past year or so. According to a friend of his, money problems caused by the recession may have led him to “lose his way,” which I suppose is plausible. People under stress turn to religion for comfort and this tool may have turned a bit too far. But then, as James Lileks notes, there’s really only one religion these days where “too far” means a body count. Exit quotation: “CNN chatterboxes later ruminated that the fellow had a hard life in the U.S. — couldn’t get a good job, had his house foreclosed on. Granted. But this has happened to many during the Great Recession, and 99.99999% don’t sit down and conclude: ‘Well, it’s Pakistan for fertilizer bomb training, then.’”

Update: Needless to say, we’re well past the point where people e-mailing Awlaki via his website for “spiritual advice” can be safely shrugged off. He’s a high-profile jihadi now; anyone in contact with him, even for apparently innocent Koranic questions, is suspicious.

Update: People are e-mailing us in a frenzy over yesterday’s CBS story noting that Shahzad was removed from the DHS travel lookout list in 2008. Supposedly, this is somehow Obama’s fault. I’m not sure why given that Obama wasn’t sworn in until January 2009, but in any case, I don’t know how the travel lookout list works. It may be that you’re only on there for a set period of time and are automatically removed if you do nothing to invite further suspicion.


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The facebook of jihad

blatantblue on May 6, 2010 at 5:19 PM

where are the truthers when you need them!?

moonbatkiller on May 6, 2010 at 5:19 PM

The only terrorist he hasn’t been in contact with as far as I know is Bill Ayers. I suppose we’ll find a link before long.

JammieWearingFool on May 6, 2010 at 5:20 PM

well never know his motivation.

rob verdi on May 6, 2010 at 5:21 PM

I didn’t know Anwar Awlaki was against the individual mandate too.

Planet Moron on May 6, 2010 at 5:22 PM

whole new definition to social networking

blatantblue on May 6, 2010 at 5:23 PM

So will Obama & Co. now admit Hassan is also a terrorist?

JammieWearingFool on May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Are we ever going to get a report on the rise of white female terrorists in this country? It’s becoming a growing threat. Day after day more white females are becoming radicalized by Muslims. This.is.serious.

Narutoboy on May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM

They did find a well-worn Mets hat in his apartment, and that alone could be enough to drive a man over the edge.

JammieWearingFool on May 6, 2010 at 5:25 PM

So will Obama & Co. now admit Hassan is also a terrorist?
JammieWearingFool on May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM

Are you kidding? They haven’t even admitted Obama attended a Madrassa, excuuuuse me, private school in Indonesia.

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 5:26 PM

…but the poor chap “didn’t realize the American dream”…

Our media are to be punished, publicly.

Our current administration calls this dude and his “they”.

“They” will cut our heads off, media first.

Schadenfreude on May 6, 2010 at 5:27 PM

He has reportedly said he carried out the attempted bombing because he was under duress and that he feared for his family’s safety if he didn’t fulfill the mission.

Yep…who gave him money?

d1carter on May 6, 2010 at 5:27 PM

CNN chatterboxes later ruminated that the fellow had a hard life in the U.S. — couldn’t get a good job, had his house foreclosed on.

Cool.
I’ve had financial problems.
I can start blowing shit up now and get great PR from the media.
Got me some M80s in Tennessee-hee.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on May 6, 2010 at 5:28 PM

I didn’t know Anwar Awlaki was against the individual mandate too.

Planet Moron on May 6, 2010 at 5:22 PM

awesome

myrenovations on May 6, 2010 at 5:30 PM

So will Obama & Co. now admit Hassan is also a terrorist?

JammieWearingFool on May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM

This is what bothers me. It also sickens me. They had knowledge of Hasan. They had knowledge of Abdulmutullab, and it seems, this Shahzad was on a watch list for quite some time, yet somehow managed to slip thru the cracks? Either our security is seriously lagging in all areas, or it’s deliberately being lagged, to allow this to happen.

capejasmine on May 6, 2010 at 5:30 PM

Cool.
I’ve had financial problems.
I can start blowing shit up now and get great PR from the media.
Got me some M80s in Tennessee-hee.

Dr. Carlo Lombardi on May 6, 2010 at 5:28 PM

Yes every time they have a chance to blame someone on the right they are sure to point out their difficulties in life. /

CWforFreedom on May 6, 2010 at 5:30 PM

That way, he could come back to the Taliban and say, “Hey, I tried,” and hopefully that would be good enough. Another possibility: Shahzad really is some kind of mouth-breathing imbecile. Seems far-fetched, I know

Have you seen his resume? This guy was no computer genius as some had originally supposed.

Shahzad Resume

At least he’s a ‘Team Player’.

AUINSC on May 6, 2010 at 5:36 PM

And when Anwar Awlaki drinks beer…he prefers Dos Equis.

RBMN on May 6, 2010 at 5:36 PM

BREAKING — Obama Admin REMOVED Faisal Shahzad from Terror Watch List:
http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/05/breaking-obama-administration-removed-faisal-shahzad-from-terror-surveilance-list-before-attack/

See my update. I can’t believe people are using this to hammer Obama.

Allahpundit on May 6, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Update: Needless to say, we’re well past the point where people e-mailing Awlaki via his website for “spiritual advice” can be safely shrugged off. He’s a high-profile jihadi now; anyone in contact with him, even for apparently innocent Koranic questions, is suspicious.

Racist!

AUINSC on May 6, 2010 at 5:37 PM

There is a war being fought against the United States, but the United States refuses to declare war against the opposition.

This is not a sensible strategy.

hillbillyjim on May 6, 2010 at 5:38 PM

I get it! He was raised by alcoholics, his daddy never approved of him, he had to walk to school in the snow, in his bare feet, three miles….one way! His mommy made him do it!

speed911 on May 6, 2010 at 5:39 PM

The investigation has found nothing to indicate that Shahzad had any long-standing grudge or anger toward the United States, the official said.
“What we know is, the dynamic appeared to have changed in the last year,” the official said.

=>
As long as Bush was around, Shahzadi had no anger or grudge towards US.
As soon as Hussain captures the WH, shahzadi wants to blow some Americans up

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

You’re shidding me!!!!!

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

He has reportedly said he carried out the attempted bombing because he was under duress and that he feared for his family’s safety if he didn’t fulfill the mission

Hey, one notorious commenter put forth the “jihadi cold feet” theory the day that it happened. He’s a pretty cool guy and his initials are “ted c”

….ahead of the power curve….

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Poor Faisal. He was probably spanked as a child. He probably got a paper back from the teacher, marked up in red ink. He probably got chosen last in dodgeball and goat humping.

/libtard sympathy mode off

GnuBreed on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Allahpundit on May 6, 2010 at 5:37 PM

Hoax and Chains.

CPT. Charles on May 6, 2010 at 5:42 PM

Hey, one notorious commenter put forth the “jihadi cold feet” theory the day that it happened. He’s a pretty cool guy and his initials are “ted c”

….ahead of the power curve….

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

and he’s humble, too. LOL

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 5:43 PM

GnuBreed on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

hehehe…..goat humping!… that’s a prerequisite for getting into the right madrassa over there. I wonder if he can draw a picture of Mohammed too?

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 5:43 PM

Allah:

See my update. I can’t believe people are using this to hammer Obama.

My bad – thanks for the clarification.

Exurban Jon on May 6, 2010 at 5:45 PM

That’s the best explanation I’ve heard yet for why the bomb was such a dud. Maybe he had misgivings about going through with it but felt obliged to do something lest his wife and daughter back in Pakistan suffer the consequences of him chickening out.

His wife is an American. What are they doing over there? Why should we care about his financial or other woes? How many have lost their jobs, homes, and etc. and are not blowing things up…

Our media need to be publicly flogged.

Schadenfreude on May 6, 2010 at 5:46 PM

BREAKING — Obama Admin REMOVED Faisal Shahzad from Terror Watch List:
http://gatewaypundit.firstthings.com/2010/05/breaking-obama-administration-removed-faisal-shahzad-from-terror-surveilance-list-before-attack/

Exurban Jon on May 6, 2010 at 5:27 PM

When it first broke that a number of Pakistanis had been detained in relation to this case, it was stated that the last name of one of them was being withheld for privacy concerns or something. That was an immediate red flag to me. Who was it? And why wasn’t the name released?

Connie on May 6, 2010 at 5:47 PM

How come we don’t get to know about what’s in the Hassan investigation?

How come the media don’t want to know?

Schadenfreude on May 6, 2010 at 5:47 PM

well never know his motivation.

rob verdi on May 6, 2010 at 5:21 PM

The jihadis have got to be wondering what in the heck they have to do to get us to understand “their motivation”. Maybe they should send some reading comprehension specialists to the US instead of glorious martyrs because appearently there are parts of “Infidels must DIE!” that we don’t understand.

Lily on May 6, 2010 at 5:48 PM

GnuBreed on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

Goat humping is a required course for a 72 virgin reward.

“I’d dance with you ’til the cows come home; On second thought, I’ll dance with the cows until you come home”.
Groucho Marx.

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 5:50 PM

well never know his motivation.

rob verdi on May 6, 2010 at 5:21 PM

Let me guess: his mother spanked him, his father wasn’t nice to him, his teachers laughed once at him, his peers picked on him, bigger boys beat him up, once, or twice, America didn’t offer him her dream on a platinum platter, Bush created the financial crisis, and here we are…

Put him in a psychiatric ward and call him “my child” and tell him that all will be “made right” for him.

In the meanwhile, watch your heads, and those machetes and bombs.

Schadenfreude on May 6, 2010 at 5:52 PM

So he compromised, driving the bomb into NYC but using bum fertilizer and rigging it so that it wouldn’t go off. (Apparently, the wires on his time bomb weren’t connected to anything.) That way, he could come back to the Taliban and say, “Hey, I tried,” and hopefully that would be good enough.

I wonder….if that’s the case, why would he hesitate to retrieve the keys from his getaway car? He would have known there would be no blast, in that case.

AUINSC on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Hey, one notorious commenter put forth the “jihadi cold feet” theory the day that it happened. He’s a pretty cool guy and his initials are “ted c”

….ahead of the power curve….

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 5:41 PM

and he’s humble, too. LOL

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 5:43 PM

On the topic of humility

let me take us back to the moment when this news was breaking
http://hotair.com/headlines/?p=82049&cpage=2#comments

and yours sincerely posted this

My 2 cents
Just guessing based on their recent SOP :

1. Came to US on student visa ( some muslim / lefty prof signed for his visa)

2. Lived off US taxpayer while in Univ

3. Member of some kind of ‘muslim students association ‘ of his Univ

4. People found him a ‘quiet softspoken gentleman’

5. Got his greencard and then changed his lifestyle.

6. Became a citizen recently and then felt confident enough to blow-up a car and run

7. Has masters as well as family in Dubai

8. Has hawala accounts

macncheez on May 4, 2010 at 2:29 AM

So how did I do so far ?

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Allahpundit: “So he compromised, driving the bomb into NYC but using bum fertilizer and rigging it so that it wouldn’t go off. (Apparently, the wires on his time bomb weren’t connected to anything.)”

It sounds like Shahzad’s wires weren’t connected to anything. I’m guessing that “Shahzad” is Pashto for “sh** fer brains.”

Tantor on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Sorry…I mean retrieve the keys for his getaway car…not from his getaway car.

AUINSC on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

Holy cow! Anwar Awlaki is a teabagger!?

Tantor on May 6, 2010 at 5:56 PM

I agree…sounds to me like he was just some loser that thought he’d make a name for himself or help out his family by killing innocents and then he got cold feet. If he were serious he would have used something that would guarantee mayhem after he lit the thing. And he would remember the keys to the other vehicle. At least he didn’t torch his private parts.

scalleywag on May 6, 2010 at 6:00 PM

Given his resume, can anyone explain why Shahzad isn’t one of Obama’s czars?

Basilsbest on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

So; Are you some kind of ‘disgruntled’ CIA empl;oyee?

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

janet: just a one off

buh bye jn

cmsinaz on May 6, 2010 at 6:02 PM

Basilsbest on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

He’s on the Supreme Court short list; He’s up to date on Islamic terrorists.

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 6:03 PM

Given his resume, can anyone explain why Shahzad isn’t one of Obama’s czars?

Basilsbest on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

lmao

nyx on May 6, 2010 at 6:04 PM

Don’t you wonder who else may have been removed from that terror-watch list by the ObaMao administration? The web of jihadist contacts Shazaaaam had is awfully telling, too.

A caller on Rush’s show today said that an entertainment program rooted around this dimbulb’s home and found all kinds of documents, including an old passport, that the FBI had not seized as evidence. Now, will that evidence be considered inadmissable since no assurance of its chain of custody has been established?

What exactly is the protocol that Holder has established since taking over at Justice? Are not many of his decisions worthy of very pointed congressional investigations and possible firing? If not hard jail time?

Are we simply seeing more of the ObaMao policy of “standing with his Muslim brothers,” as he claimed in one of his blockbuster autobiographies?

onlineanalyst on May 6, 2010 at 6:04 PM

OT: naval seal-not guilty
fox news alert

good news!

cmsinaz on May 6, 2010 at 6:04 PM

So how did I do so far ?

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 5:53 PM

dat wuz purty durn good thar …nailed ‘er

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Given his resume, can anyone explain why Shahzad isn’t one of Obama’s czars?

Basilsbest on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

He he wasn’t able to make a working bomb but was smart enough to figure out how to use TurboTax to pay his taxes on time. In other words, he is overqualified.

Lily on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

Are we ever going to get a report on the rise of white female terrorists in this country? It’s becoming a growing threat. Day after day more white females are becoming radicalized by Muslims. This.is.serious.

Narutoboy on May 6, 2010 at 5:24 PM

These loser women have convinced themselves that they are “in love” while their jihadi hubbies see a path to citizenship.

onlineanalyst on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

…contact with Awlaki

Whoa! Another big surprise. Especially to Janey “One-Off” Napolitano.

Please.

That way, he could come back to the Taliban and say, “Hey, I tried,” and hopefully that would be good enough.

Oh my. Just because Shahzad is stupid, doesn’t mean the surviving Taliban is. If they were that stupid, they’d be dead already.

SlaveDog on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

OT: naval seal-not guilty
fox news alert

good news!

cmsinaz on May 6, 2010 at 6:04 PM

when is his award ceremony?

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

So; Are you some kind of ‘disgruntled’ CIA empl;oyee?

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 6:01 PM

Nope . Just someone who knows many languages, and can slip into a latino church and a mosque as well and be welcomed at both places

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Are you kidding? They haven’t even admitted Obama attended a Madrassa, excuuuuse me, private school in Indonesia.

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Uhhm, pardon me…but that’s not quite accurate. All who are familiar with my postings on HA, know I am catagoerically against all that is Obama. With that said the pro Obama side will deconstruct an entire arguement if one gets just one tittle of the tale wrong, so it is important that we have it right.

FYI, the “private-school” Obama attended in Indonesia was in fact a Catholic school, when the 3 R’s portion of instruction adjourned for religious studies, Indonesian children (by law) went to seperate classes to study the Koran. Thois where Obama learned to admire the calls to prayer cited in Dreams.

This what (legitmately) fuels part of the citizenship debate of Obama’s elgibility. To have part of his “private ed” subsidized by the Indinesian Gov’t, ie; Islamic studies, he woyld have to be formally adopted by his dtep-father and hence be a dual US/Indonesian citizen.

Making him clearly in-elgible for the Pesidency.

Another point in this regard is, in Dreams he mentions a trip to Pakistan in the late 80′s,

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:06 PM

when dear leader leaves office

cmsinaz on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

But this has happened to many during the Great Recession, and 99.99999% don’t sit down and conclude: ‘Well, it’s Pakistan for fertilizer bomb training, then.’”

that was back when fertilizer was ….umm…probably that stuff that dropped outta the back of a horse or a cow er sumfin.. Can’t say if anyone then thoughta makin’ bomb outta that thar stuff.

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:08 PM

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

Nice to know. Source, please. I’m curious.

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Nope . Just someone who knows many languages, and can slip into a latino church and a mosque as well and be welcomed at both places

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

so you’re hung like a burro and a donkey…..?

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:10 PM

Another point in this regard is, in Dreams he mentions a trip to Pakistan in the late 80’s,

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:07 PM

you mean Ayers mentioned it….

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:11 PM

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 5:26 PM

Damn, hit wrong key and posted early.

To finish my thought…. Of Obama’s trip to Paki, there is no record of him doing so on a US passport. Could this trip have been taken on an Indonesian passport?

Sorry for the posting glitch, my point is we have accurately keep to the known facts, or have our objections ridiculed on a technicality.

Cheers!

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:12 PM

so you’re hung like a burro and a donkey…..?

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:10 PM

hehehhehehhehheeee

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 6:12 PM

kingsjester on May 6, 2010 at 6:09 PM

Ther are multiple sources to cite on this besides his own book Dreams. The archives over at the PUMA site NoQuaterUSA.net, Prof. Steve Diamonds site which conducted yeoman work during the Dem primaries on this issue, and I also beleive in Jack Cashills work archived at American Thinker.

Those come to mind right off the top.

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:16 PM

With all of the tales emerging about Shahzad, we may have to re-dub him Scheherazade. (Interesting little tidbit about those tales of the 1001 Arabian Nights is that their origin comes from Arabic, Persian, and Indian folklore. I suppose Pock-ee-ston could be worked into that polyglot heritage.)

onlineanalyst on May 6, 2010 at 6:17 PM

you mean Ayers mentioned it….

ted c on May 6, 2010 at 6:11 PM

I stand corrected, but this was ostensibly from BHO’s notes that he could not coherently assemble into a book. Jack Cashill has also done volumes of work on this topic.

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:19 PM

Well, thanks to Inside Edition finding Shahzad’s transcripts, we know more about him than we do Obama.

It’s pretty sad when we have to rely on tabloid television for real journalism.

labrat on May 6, 2010 at 6:22 PM

Sorry my above post on sources is poorly worded.

NoQuaterUSA.net, & Prof. Steve Diamonds site

Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:24 PM

Had to do it because of fear for his family? Well, this put new light on everything. Maybe all the so called Jihadists were coerced from their moderation by threats to their family, yeah If I were the Muslims I’d run with that.

All terrorists are victims.

BL@KBIRD on May 6, 2010 at 6:25 PM

So who’s going top be on ‘Survivor’ first;
Awlaki or Shahzad?

Cybergeezer on May 6, 2010 at 6:31 PM

where are the truthers when you need them!?

moonbatkiller on May 6, 2010 at 5:19 PM

The Dean has been doing standup comedy on another thread, telling us how Ron Paul is going to win the 2012 Presidential election by proving fire can’t melt steel.

Del Dolemonte on May 6, 2010 at 6:48 PM

Prepare for more attacks people. Seems Obama is ok with letting terrorists in. He wants an attack. Either because he’s standing with his Muslim brothers, or because it would create a scenario in which he declares himself president for life.

May 06, 2010
Obama to freeze funds for terrorism screening program
Clarice Feldman

In a bit of remarkably bad timing and worse sense, the administration plans to cut a visa program designed to screen out entry to terrorists:

(CNSNews.com) – Four months after the attempted Christmas Day bombing of Northwest Flight 253 over Detroit and nine years after the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, only 14 of the 57 U.S. consulates identified as being at “high risk” for potentially providing visas to terrorists have been furnished with units of the Department of Homeland Security’s Visa Security Program (VSP).

President Barack Obama, meanwhile, is planning to freeze the program’s budget for fiscal 2011.”

http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2010/05/obama_to_freeze_funds_for_terr.html

capejasmine on May 6, 2010 at 7:08 PM

It’s a small small world even for Muslims …

wheels on May 6, 2010 at 7:13 PM

He was on a watch list from 1999 to 2008. So don’t they go back and look at background when one of these people marries a US citizen, then applies for citizenship? One year you’re on a watch list, the next year you get to become a citizen. Is this logical?

Oleta on May 6, 2010 at 7:21 PM

Oleta on May 6, 2010 at 7:21 PM

So just about the time he was getting ready to apply for his citizenship, his name disappears from a terrorist watch list ?
Who ordered that ? Who did that ?

macncheez on May 6, 2010 at 7:29 PM

Prepare for more attacks people. Seems Obama is ok with letting terrorists in. He wants an attack. Either because he’s standing with his Muslim brothers, or because it would create a scenario in which he declares himself president for life.

capejasmine on May 6, 2010 at 7:08 PM

perfect.

sesquipedalian on May 6, 2010 at 9:55 PM

my point is we have accurately keep to the known facts, or have our objections ridiculed on a technicality.
Archimedes on May 6, 2010 at 6:12 PM

Speaking of accuracy, most of what you’ve posted is inaccurate.

There’s no mention of a trip to Pakistan, in the ’80′s or otherwise, in “Dreams.”

Obama attended two elementary schools in Indonesia: a Catholic school and a public school. Religious studies were mandatory; he studied Christianity in one school and Islam in the other. These facts have been well documented in Indonesian media and the testimony of former classmates and teachers. Blogs are not primary sources.

There’s no factual evidence that Lolo Soetoro adopted Obama. It’s much more likely he did what many parents worldwide do when they want to register their children or stepchildren in a specific school — they simply lie for the sake of enrolling the child.

The passport records of living persons are shielded by the privacy provisions of FOIA, so there is no way to know if Obama’s trip to Pakistan, which he mentioned for the first time in a campaign speech, is recorded on his passport.

Nichevo on May 7, 2010 at 2:54 AM

Pakistan – the gift that keeps on blowing things up for America.

I am sure that Mohammed Ali Jinnah is proud of what he created.

nagee76 on May 7, 2010 at 1:37 PM