France to shut down up to 160 mosques used as terror centers
The French are raiding mosques and not liking what they are finding: hundreds of war-grade weapons and large quantities of Kalashnikov ammunition.
French interior minister Cazeneuve reported, "In 15 days we have seized one third of the quantity of war-grade weapons that are normally seized in a year."
The liaison between French imams and the French government has told Al Jazeera that “according to official figures and our discussions with the interior ministry, between 100 and 160 mosques will be closed.”
France has 2,600 mosques. In addition, 2,235 Muslim businesses and homes have been searched. There have been 232 arrests.
Meanwhile, in America, we are being mercilessly lectured by the Democratic Party that questioning the importation of citizens from a jihadi culture is racist.
How do the Republican candidates approach this threat? Trump is calling for a moratorium on all Muslim immigrants. Senator Cruz has introduced legislation designating the Muslim Brotherhood a foreign terrorist organization (which would enable us to deal with many jihadi front groups in America); the Terrorist Refugee Infiltration Prevention Act of 2015, to bar refugees from countries with substantial territory controlled by a foreign terrorist organization; legislation to allow state governors the power to bar refugees from their states; and, twice, the Expatriate Terrorist Act, which bars Americans who join ISIS or other terrorist groups from re-entering the country. Rubio voted against the Musim immigration moratorium bill and has no proposals to limit jihadi refugees. His Gang of Eight bill would have allowed unlimited Islamic immigrants.
Meanwhile, Obama is lying about Islam and harangued us from the pulpit of a jihadi mosque in Baltimore last week. The question arises: either the Democrats really don’t care about exposing and eradicating jihad in America, or Obama’s handlers could not find a big mosque free from jihad.
The problem of jihad in American mosques has been known for decades. Jihad in America has been spreading and now corrupts many public institutions, especially targeting our children. Enormous quantities of money are flowing into American universities, textbook companies, and elementary schools, as well as most mosques, to provide teachers and imams texts that support the jihadi version of history and teach hate of the infidel. Much of the money is from our ally, Saudi Arabia, so nothing is done.
There are many good sources of information. I like Americans for Peace and Tolerance, an activist group that fights the jihadi threat and has a number of victories on the local level, and Steve Emerson’s investigativeproject.org for in-depth coverage.
Islamists have taken what's come to be known as the "soft jihad" into America's classrooms and children in K-12 are the first casualties. Whether it is textbooks, curriculum, classroom exercises, film screenings, speakers or teacher training, public education in America is under assault.
Capitalizing on the post-9/11 demand for Arabic instruction, some public, charter and voucher-funded private schools are inappropriately using taxpayer dollars to implement a religious curriculum. They are also bringing in outside speakers with Islamist ties or sympathies. As a result, not only are children receiving a biased education, but possible violations of the First Amendment's Establishment Clause abound.
Question for our Republican nominees: Are you serious about stopping jihad in our country? Will you call for shutting off foreign funding to American churches, mosques, synagogues, and public schools and universities from any country that has a jihadi presence?
Hat tip on French mosque raids: Churchmilitant.com