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U.S. may help bin Laden’s family relocate here?!

posted at 7:00 pm on July 20, 2010 by

Originally posted at David Horowitz’s Newsreal:

I can only pray that Obama and the State Department are not this idiotic. Apparently, Omar bin Laden (son of Osama bin Laden, the most wanted terrorist in the world) is stranded in Iran and is seeking refuge. And who is coming to his rescue? Yup — the United States. Apparently, the United States is considering accepting the bin Ladens.

A son of Osama bin Laden said about 20 members of his family stranded in Iran are seeking sanctuary in a third country and that the U.S. may agree to accept them.

Omar bin Laden, the al-Qaeda leader’s fourth son, said in an interview with Al Arabiya television that Iran is refusing to allow his relatives to go to Saudi Arabia. Shiite Muslim- dominated Iran is a regional rival of Sunni-ruled Saudi Arabia. Al-Qaeda, a Sunni group, is hostile to Iran.

“The Americans offered to help them out of Iran and even hinted at the possibility of receiving them in the U.S.,” he said in the interview, which was aired late yesterday and posted on the Dubai-based channel’s website. Omar bin Laden said none of his brothers has been accused of terrorism by the U.S. or any other country.

The elder bin Laden’s relatives held under house arrest in Iran include five of his children and one of his wives, Al Arabiya said. The family had been living in Afghanistan and fled to Iran after the U.S. military began air strikes on the country following the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.

The idea that this is even being considered is outrageous. If this is allowed to happen, the outrage over SB 1070 and the mosque at Ground Zero will sound like minor grumblings of miscontent. The idea that we would welcome the family of the founder of Al Qaeda — the organization responsible for the 9/11 attacks that killed almost 3,000 innocent civilians — is so horrific that it’s beyond comprehension. Omar bin Laden has admitted that he received training in Al Qaeda training camps beginning at the age of 14. He says he left Al Qaeda at the age of 20 because he objected to killing civilians — but does he condemn the actions of Al Qaeda? Does he object to other members of Al Qaeda killing civilians? Would he help smooth the way for an Al Qaeda terrorist to kill civilians? We’re talking about a man who refuses to criticize his father, the son of a murderer and a terrorist, and the son of the founder of an organization that we are at war with.

How could we possibly even consider, even for just a moment, letting any member of Osama bin Laden’s family come to the United States? It is lunacy, and — it shouldn’t even need to be said — it seriously endangers homeland security.

Why can’t the geniuses in our state department figure this out? The thought that this is even being considered, even fleetingly, is so mind-blowingly stupid that it makes me sick.

Hat Tip: Jammie Wearing Fool


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Well, those could be right at home in NY City with the new mosque, thanks to that slug bloomberg(you spell this slug slimes name, I can’t). Will the bin lauden family get the same treatment this bho auntie got, you are now legal here? Those of a kind, stick to their kind when it comes to this bho!

letget on July 20, 2010 at 7:44 PM

First, they have to change their last name to “LovestheUS”. Omar LovestheUS can then go through the same application process as anyone else.

cthulhu on July 20, 2010 at 7:53 PM

Well, there’s a “yes and no” aspect to this. Not all of the bin Laden family is involved in Osama’s terror business. Some cousins of his lived in the Houston area at one time; not sure if any of them still do. Friendly bin Ladens have been instrumental in Western nations gaining intel on Waldo. And Waldo’s immediate family (wives and kids) are riven, and have been for years, over the unbearable aspects of his chosen calling.

There’s hardly any family on earth watched more closely by more intel agencies. I’m not suggesting we trust the judgment of Obama, Napolitano, or Holder, but there are federal agency folks who have a good perspective on the utility of talking to these folks and even giving them asylum.

The thing we should really be wary of is the price that will be on the bin Ladens’ heads. It will be hard for them to live in obscurity anywhere, and their presence will put innocent third parties at risk from AQ retaliation if they move to another country.

J.E. Dyer on July 20, 2010 at 7:54 PM

The offer is probably in lieu of help and information received.

lexhamfox on July 20, 2010 at 10:49 PM

Bring him here. Might be a bit of fun, IYKWIMAITYD.

john1schn on July 20, 2010 at 11:36 PM

What, specifically, has bin Laden’s family done to harm the United States? I can’t bring myself to condemn bin Laden’s 17 year old daughter, for example, for something her estranged father did when she was 8 years old.

GalosGann on July 21, 2010 at 1:02 PM

Flashback 2002: Kaddafi bought al-Megrahi’s wife and children a lovely estate in Glasgow… just a few miles north of the area where his Lockerbie victims rained from the Christmas skies over Lockerbie. Humanized the monster among the Scots to the point of releasing the beast.

WTF, Kaddafi already bought an Englewood mansion to settle in New Jersey— just up the road from many his victim’s families.

Past is prelude. So, let’s settle the bin Laden clan in the Catskills. Maybe they’ll respect our “compassion.”


Terp Mole on July 21, 2010 at 2:47 PM