Visa Loophole Remains in Place 15 Years after 9/11

How seriously does Washington take national security as we near the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 jihad attacks against America?

Not so much, it would appear, given that there is still no way for the government to track when or if visitors leave on their temporary visas, which was an important recommendation from the 9/11 Commission, as well as later analysis regarding the immigration enforcement aspect. If a foreigner arrives on a plane or ship, it’s essentially an open borders situation.

It’s odd the Capitol Hill denizens are so unconcerned, since they remain a major target of America’s enemies.

Visa security loophole exploited by 9/11 attackers still open 15 years later, By Stephen Dinan, Washington Times, September 8, 2016

airportvisaloophole-wtAt least five of the Sept. 11 hijackers exploited a glaring hole in visa security to stay in the U.S. beyond their time — allowing them to board the planes and conduct their murderous attack. Fifteen years later, and despite a clear consensus on the need for improvement, that gaping hole remains.

“In too many cases that’s still happening — they come in legally, but we don’t know if they’ve left, and if they haven’t left, we don’t know where they are,” said Tom Kean, former governor of New Jersey and chairman of the 9/11 Commission that looked into the 2001 attack and crafted a long list of changes to put homeland security on firmer footing.

“That is probably the most important unfulfilled recommendation,” Mr. Kean told reporters this week ahead of the commemoration of the attack that ushered in the current war-on-terrorism era.

It’s also a key part of GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump’s immigration plan going forward.

“For years Congress has required biometric entry-exit visa tracking systems, but it has never been completed. The politicians are all talk, no action — never happens,” he last week in laying out his plans. “Hillary Clinton, all talk. Unfortunately, when there is action, it’s always the wrong decision. You ever notice? In my administration we will ensure that this system is in place. And, I will tell you, it will be on land, it will be on sea, it will be in air. We will have a proper tracking system.” Continue reading this article

Fresno Gunman Was a Violent Convicted Felon Laos Would Not Receive in Deportation

laotianthongvangSaturday’s Fresno jailhouse shooting of two unarmed deputies by Laotian Thong Vang (pictured) has shined a light once again (!) on reprobate countries that refuse to accept their deported illegal alien criminals. Tools exist to help the State Department to convince recalcitrant nations to take back their bums, including the ability to block foreign aid or deny visas, but State doesn’t want to ruffle any foreign feathers. Public safety for Americans is not a priority for the executive branch of the federal government.

The recent crime in Fresno went down like this (from Breitbart):

Just after 8:30 am on Saturday morning, [Laotian Thong] Vang was seen trying to cut the visitor’s line in the lobby of the Fresno County jail and began acting agitated, showing “bizarre behavior” and pacing in the vicinity of a secure area when experienced officer Davila confronted him. The AP reported that the facility is guarded by unarmed officers and that visitors must pass through metal detectors to get to secure areas.

Sheriff Mims stated that Davila confronted Vang. Vang then pulled a gun from his clothing and began shooting. Scanlan then also responded to the scene and was shot. An estimated 15 adult and child bystanders fled, according to the AP.

Here’s a local report from KCRA:

What’s been little reported is Vang’s original crime in 1998 that put him jail for only 16 years: as part of the Mongolian Boys gang, he and more than a dozen of his Hmong gangster pals kidnapped, forcibly confined and gang-raped three young girls, aged 12 to 14.

It was such a shocking crime at the time that even the New York Times reported about it, although with its usual camouflage about diversity. The first mention occurred in paragraph #13, but the Times had to immediately balance the word “Mongolian” with a balancing note about a white gang that wasn’t accused of any time.

Gang Rape of Three Girls Leaves Fresno Shaken, and Questioning, New York Times, May 1, 1998

. . . Woven into Fresno’s subculture are gangs, and the police report on the attack linked some suspects with one called the Mongolian Boys Society. There are a multitude of ethnic gangs here, including a white supremacist gang called the Peckerwoods. Experts on gangs say that the reasons for the high gang activity include Fresno County’s 16.6-percent unemployment rate, largely attributable to a lack of manufacturing jobs and the seasonal nature of the region’s No. 1 industry, agriculture.

In fact, Ann Coulter used the Times’ diversity-defending report as a central part of her media analysis in Adios, America! in a chapter titled, “SPOT THE IMMIGRANT! Case No. 1, Fresno, California.” You can read that chapter in the Google Books file of the book.

Back to the main topic here (non-acceptance of deportees), the upshot about the perp Vang is that he was a very dangerous man who was sentenced to only 19 years in prison and served 16 for crimes of kidnapping and gang-rape of minor girls, and yet the feds apparently did not try hard to get him out of this country. Instead, because of the 2001 Supreme Court decision Zadvydas v. Davis, the government is prevented from detaining an illegal alien beyond his sentence length (with six months wiggle room) if his birth-nation will not take him back. However the United States has legal means to turn the screws on these irresponsible countries, but the Democrat executive branch won’t use them.

There are other cases of deportation rejects going on to commit preventable heinous crimes, for example:

● Illegal Alien Bangladeshi Is Sentenced for Murdering Hillsdale NY Grandmother

● Accused San Francisco Mass Murderer Was Not Deported to Vietnam

Below, Vietnamese man Binh Thai Luc murdered five San Francisco residents in 2012 after avoiding deportation in 2006.

Cases like this are a reminder why Donald Trump’s theme of America First and his sympathy for crime victims of illegal aliens has struck such a strong chord among citizens.

Laos refused to take back ex-con gunman who shot Fresno sheriffs, Fox News, September 8, 2016

The convicted rapist who shot two corrections officers in Fresno, Calif., last week was an illegal immigrant who was only in the U.S. because his homeland refused to take him, federal officials confirmed Wednesday.

Thong Vang, a 37-year-old Laotian national who completed a 16-year rape sentence two years ago and was slated for deportation, instead was freed when Laotian officials did not respond to a request by Immigration and Customs Enforcement to assist in his removal.

“When Laotian officials failed to respond to that request, ICE released Mr. Vang in December, 2014 due to the Supreme Court’s ruling in Zadvydas v. Davis,” ICE spokeswoman Virginia Kice said. The ruling Kice cited held that immigrants under order of deportation but whom no other country will accept may not be held indefinitely, absent special circumstances. Last year, 3,735 illegal immigrant criminals from Laos were ordered deported but instead freed when the country refused to cooperate.

“This is another horrifying example of the consequences of failing to push the issue of deportations with uncooperative countries,” said Jessica Vaughan, Director of Policy Studies for the Center for Immigration Studies. “Laos has been a problem for many years, and there are more than 3,700 criminals still here as a result, but still the State Department has not lifted a finger to take action against that government. Instead, they keep issuing visas – they gave out more than 11,000 temporary visas in the last five years in Laos, despite the requirement in federal law that they impose visa sanctions on countries that won’t take back their citizens.”

Vaughan said she hopes the wounded officers will recover, and that they and Fresno County officials will ask the federal government for an explanation for why nothing has been done about this problem, and call for action before others are hurt.

By contrast, some 67,792 Mexican nationals slated for removal could not be deported and nearly 29,000 Cubans were also freed after deportation failed. Continue reading this article

Two Are Arrested in Paris for Terror Threat against Notre Dame Cathedral

Poor Paris. It was once a great Western city, home to a thousand years of architecture and culture, but now it’s a top target of enemy jihadists, allowed inside the gates by foolish immigration policies. The human carnage has been terrible, from the massacre of a dozen journalists at the Charlie Hebdo office to a night of co-ordinated mass murder across the city last November. Tourism is down and many public events have been canceled because of the terror.

Now the great cathedral Notre Dame has been threatened with a bombing.

Below, soldiers guard Notre Dame against jihadists, along with other historic or cultural icons of Paris like the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre, as well as schools and any place with crowds.

On Wednesday, Donald Trump stated, “you have too much migration which is destroying Europe.” It’s obvious, but no other political leader will admit it, in this country at least.

Car found packed with gas canisters near Notre Dame, CBS News, September 7, 2016

PARIS — A criminal terrorist investigation has been opened in Paris following the discovery of a car parked near Notre Dame Cathedral with seven gas canisters and pages written in Arabic inside, prosecutors said.

The Paris prosecutor’s office revealed Wednesday that a couple it described as radicalized – a 34-year-old man and a 29-year-old woman – was arrested a day earlier and transferred to Paris to be questioned in the case.

The car found near the famous cathedral on Sunday morning had its license plates removed and hazard lights on. That evening, its owner went to the police to report that his radicalized daughter was missing but without saying his car had also disappeared, the prosecutor’s office said. Continue reading this article

Canada: Muslims Reject Music Class for the Kiddies

So many elements of western culture are verboten to Muslim sensibilities that one wonders why they come here at all. Is the opportunity to convert infidels to Islam in the act of hijrah so important to newbie immigrants? Perhaps.

Music instruction, including band rehearsal, is a welcome change from the books for many students, plus it develops a different kind of brain usage.

Not that Muslims care about such things, but plenty of research like a recent USC study has found that Children’s brains develop faster with music training.

Music instruction appears to accelerate brain development in young children, particularly in the areas of the brain responsible for processing sound, language development, speech perception and reading skills, according to initial results of a five-year study by USC neuroscientists.

But intelligence has never ranked high among Islamic values, as shown by the common practice of purposeful inbreeding — 70 percent of Pakistanis, 45 percent of Arabs and at least 30 percent of Turks are from first cousin-marriages. That behavior brings down IQs, typified by 84 in both Saudi and Iran.

The anti-social attitude of rejecting any outside influence has resulted in fortress Islam, incapable of stepping out of its backward eighth-century beliefs.

The Muslim rejection of music in western schools is not new — Islamo-parents pulled their kids out of London music classes in 2010. The last thing Islam immigrants want is for the kids to assimilate — they regard it as sinful! — rather than be a part of separatist Islamic communities residing in Europe and America.

Furthermore, why would westerners want immigrants who hate music? Every culture has music except Islam, so Muslims are oddly unnatural in this regard.

Mandatory music classes hit a bad note with some Muslim parents, The Globe and Mail, September 5, 2016

When music class begins this week at Toronto’s Donwood Park elementary school, Mohammad Nouman Dasu will send a family member to collect his three young children. They will go home for an hour rather than sing and play instruments – a mandatory part of the Ontario curriculum he believes violates his Muslim faith.

The Scarborough school and the Toronto District School Board originally had offered an accommodation – suggesting students could just clap their hands in place of playing instruments or listen to acapella versions of O Canada – but not a full exemption from the class.

After a bitter three-year fight, however, Mr. Dasu felt he had no other opton but to bring his kids home.

According to documents obtained by The Globe and Mail, some parents insist they cannot allow their children to be in the same room where musical instruments are being played. Mr. Dasu, a Koran teacher who sometimes leads prayers at Scarborough’s Jame Abu Bakr Siddique mosque, says he has led the fight on behalf of parents. He has consulted with national Islamic bodies, and requested a letter from the leader of his mosque.
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Labor Day 2016: More Automation, More Foreign Workers, Fewer Jobs for Americans

Labor Day is becoming a time of dismal reflection as automation technology continues its incursion into new places in the jobs economy. For example, self-driving taxis were rolled out for public testing in Singapore and Pittsburgh in August. A robot security guard was sighted in a San Francisco parking lot earlier in the summer. In California, the new $15 minimum wage has pushed fast food restaurants to replace counter workers with ordering kiosks.

It was reported a few days ago that Walmart is cutting hundreds of accounting and invoicing jobs, which sounds like a software upgrade or consolidation, as well as adding “cash recyler” machines for counting up the cash.

Of course, news outlets rarely report when an inexpensive robot is introduced in a small business and workers are quietly let go. The good news of outsourced jobs being returned the US is diminished by fewer workers being needed in the automated workplaces. The jobs economy faces the death of a thousand cuts.

Generac Power Systems, which shifted some of its work from abroad, can now make an alternator with one worker in the time it took four workers in China. Above, an employee at its Whitewater, Wis., plant.

Nevertheless, productivity is up. Rice University’s Professor Moshe Vardi observed, “U.S. factories are not disappearing: They simply aren’t employing human workers.” He further noted that manufacturing employment has been falling for more than 30 years, and yet U.S. manufacturing output is near its all-time high.

The pain being felt across working America is real: Pew Research reported last year that America is no longer majority middle class.

Another dreary measure: the August report of labor force participation showed 94,391,000 Americans not in the work force, unchanged from July’s 62.8 percent.

In addition, the technology revolution in the workplace follows decades of outsourcing of millions of manufacturing jobs and excessive immigration to lower wages on remaining US employment.

Meanwhile, the borders are wide open on all fronts. Central Americans flood in because Obama welcomes them by recategorizing them as “refugees” who get free stuff immediately. The president also greased the skids for dangerous, unscreenable Syrians, 10,000 of whom were speed-processed, and he promised that number is “a floor, not a ceiling” of Muslims (not persecuted Christians) being imported as refugees. Some of these new residents will want jobs and they will compete against low-skilled citizens who are hard-pressed by the current employment situation.

The automation forecasts are sobering.  In 2013, an Oxford University study was published that concluded nearly half of US employment is at risk of being replaced by smart machines within 20 years. The Gartner tech consultants predicted in 2014 that one-third of jobs will be replaced by automation and software by 2025. Why are there no Congressional hearings investigating this threat to the economy?

Given the changing nature of the workplace, it makes no sense to continue immigrating foreigners who are unemployable now and less so in the future. In fact,

Automation makes immigration obsolete.

Here is another take on automation on Labor Day:

The future of automation and your job, by Wayne T. Price, Florida Today, September 3, 2016

Imagine it’s 2030, and it’s nearing time to eat dinner.

You text a grocery store where your order is taken for a pound of ground beef, a box of Hamburger Helper and maybe some lettuce and tomatoes for a salad. Possibly you want to fancy it up with a bottle of cabernet. The beef was butchered and packaged by a machine. Robots picked and processed the grapes, which where then bottled and shipped to a market by automation.

A driverless car, or possibly a drone aircraft, delivers the goods to your front door. You never see a person from the text-to-your-doorstep process.

There are maybe four or five jobs currently associated with that scene: From the grocery store clerk, to the produce person to the butcher who packaged the beef and the winery were the grapes were picked.

All those jobs could vanish in the years ahead as technology moves at lightening speed to make our lives easier. It’s hard to imagine one area, maybe motherhood excepted, where humans couldn’t be replaced by automation or at least significantly affected by technologies.

According to the latest employment stats from Florida’s Department of Economic Opportunity, Brevard had 202,400 (not seasonably adjusted) jobs in July. Most of those jobs were concentrated in areas like “good producing,” which includes manufacturing and assembly; services, such as retail, and also leisure and hospitality.

“I’d say almost all jobs are in some jeopardy, including many white-collar positions that were previously sheltered from automation,” said Scott Tilley, a professor in the Department of Engineering Systems at the Florida Institute of Technology and president of the Big Data Florida user group.

“On the hardware side, robots are becoming increasingly adept at mimicking human movement,” Tilley said. “This means they can interact with people much easier than before. On the software side, artificial intelligence – coupled with big data analytics and cloud computing – are making programs and the robots that use the AI software much ‘smarter’ in the sense that they can act autonomously. These programs will only get better — and it won’t take eons for them to evolve like we did.” Continue reading this article

Prisons Provide Captive Audiences for Jihad Recruiters

Britain is beginning to understand the prisons supply easily drafted foot-soldiers for Islam: prisoners may like the message that their violent urges can be rechanneled into fighting for allah and in that case the blood-letting is noble according to the jihad code. Richard Reid, the shoe bomber, is one example of prison conversion.

Islam prison ministries are a problem in the United States also, as shown by the case of Alton Nolen, the loser convict who converted to Islam in prison and went on to behead a 54-year-old woman in the Oklahoma business that had fired him. He had been pestering co-workers to convert to Islam, and according to the Koran, Muslims are entitled to kill infidels if they refuse the invitation. That was Osama bin Laden’s excuse: he had invited America to come to allah, and when we refused, he felt authorized to murder thousands on 9/11.

Alton Nolen, below, beheaded Colleen Hufford as a result of his prison conversion to Islam.

The UK has learned that jihad recruiters need to be isolated from the general population in prisons — has the US figured that out that simple trick to prevent Islamization?

DOUG McKELWAY: Officials in England are joining counterparts in other European countries and taking radical Islamic prisoners out of the ranks of the general prison population in many facilities. It all has to do with radicalization, and it is a problem in this country as well. Correspondent Benjamin Hall explains tonight from London.

BENJAMIN HALL: Prisons in the UK have been called jihadi training camps as new government research shows the extent of Islamic radicalization. In terror attack after terror attack across Europe, one thing has been constant: many of the attackers were radicalized behind bars. They went in as petty criminals they came out as terrorists. One reformed jihadi explain why prison is such a target for radical Muslims.

ADAM DEEN: What makes a good recruit is someone that is already disenfranchised, someone who is anti-establishment, who holds holds some kind of resentment.

HALL: Easy pickings for radical Muslim preachers like Anjem Choudary, one of the most notorious hate preachers in Britain, who was recently sentenced to 10 years for supporting ISIS. Now the UK government is introducing new laws which will keep people like Choudary away from other inmates. Continue reading this article

Trump Meets with Crime Victim Mom in Philadelphia

Donald Trump continues to impress with his unwavering attention to crime victims of illegal aliens. On Friday, he met with Shalga Hightower, the mother of Iofemi, who was murdered by an illegal alien and other hispanics in a barbaric gang attack.

In 2007, four school friends were hanging out and listening to music in a schoolyard in Newark, and three were hacked by machetes and shot to death by a gang of hispanics. One of the attackers, Jose Carranza, was an illegal alien Peruvian out on bail (!) after being arrested for repeatedly raping a 5-year-old girl. Newark is a sanctuary city.

All of the four were enrolled or about to enroll at Delaware State University. All except Iofemi were musicians in their high school marching bands.

Below, Donald Trump met with Shalga Hightower on Friday.


Trump, pushing immigration plan, meets with family of woman killed in 2007, Reuters, September 2, 2016

Donald Trump sought to sell Americans on his tough approach to immigration on Friday, meeting in Philadelphia with the family of a woman who was killed in a 2007 shooting that involved people who came to the United States illegally.

Trump this week unveiled a hardline immigration plan that emphasized deporting illegal immigrants who commit crimes. His plan was cheered by other immigration critics, but some Hispanic backers and moderate Republicans felt it lacked compassion toward millions of people in the United States illegally.

Trump often points to examples of people hurt by illegal immigrants to defend his tough positions, which include building a wall at the border with Mexico, though some studies have found immigrants are less likely to commit serious crimes.

On Friday, he met with the family of Iofemi Hightower, who was 20 years old when she and two others were killed in a schoolyard in Newark, New Jersey. Continue reading this article

Robot Security Guards May Replace Human Workers

Many news reports about robots and automation are stuck on the cool technology aspect, but the one below from la Times includes the likely disemployment effect near the end of the article.

The Knightscope company’s security guard robot is designed to prowl spaces like parking garages and suck up any loose data along with performing its safety function.

The cost of these machines is cheap — only $7 per hour rental with no extra employer payments for FICA and Social Security. The money quote: “robots could be a big cost savings to their clients — and may replace many human guards.”

The Bureau of Labor Statistics listed Security Guard in May 2015 as employing 1,097,660 humans. Security guard is a job that doesn’t require much of an education to get, but it looks like it may be on the way out because of smart machines.

Technology experts say the automation threat to jobs will only worsen. The Gartner consulting firm forecast in 2014 that one-third of US jobs will be performed by robots by 2015. In 2013, an Oxford University study (“The Future of Employment: How Susceptible Are Jobs to Computerisation?”) was published that concluded nearly half of US employment is at risk of being replaced by smart machines.

With that automated future in mind, isn’t the policy of continuing to import millions of low-skilled immigrants very unwise? A more appropriate number for immigrants would be ZERO, because…

Automation makes immigration obsolete.

Robots are becoming security guards. ‘Once it gets arms … it’ll replace all of us’, Los Angeles Times, September 2, 2016

William Santana Li imagines a future where robots will keep Americans safe.

Communities, he dreams, will take security into their own hands by investing in wheeled machines that patrol streets, sidewalks and schools — instantly alerting residents via a mobile app of intruders or criminal behavior.

“What if we could crowd-source security?” said Li, co-founder and chief executive of a robotics company, Knightscope, that hopes to eventually do just that.

His question is like many posed by Silicon Valley entrepreneurs seeking to modernize, privatize and monetize services once entrusted to the government — and it’s one that has intrigued venture capitalists who have pumped $14 million into his start-up.

Already, Knightscope robots are edging into the private security industry, patrolling parking lots, a shopping center and corporate campuses in California. The company’s ambitions, though, are much bigger.

Knightscope manufactures two robots — the five-foot tall K5 and the four-foot K3. Both weigh a hefty 300 pounds (they were designed to make it hard to tip over). Customers such as the Stanford Shopping Center, Qualcomm and Uber rent them starting at about $7 an hour (Knightscope, based in Mountain View, Calif., charges more if companies want extra services, such as more than two weeks of data storage). Continue reading this article

Ann Corcoran Presents a Call to Action against Democrats’ Radical Refugee Program

The editor of the excellent RefugeeResettlementWatch blog sees a dangerous uptick in the administration’s refugee program, as shown by its welcome of 10,000 unscreenable Syrians to American communities in recent months. As the administration has emphasized, the first group of 10,000 Syrians is “a floor, not a ceiling,” meaning that more — lots more — refugees are in the pipeline, particularly if Hillary Clinton is elected.

ANN CORCORAN: It has been nine years since I began investigating the very secretive refugee admissions program which turned 36 years old this year, and reported on what I found at my blog RefugeeResettlementWatch. A joint enterprise of the US State Department and the United Nations, the refugee admissions program was the brainchild of former Senators Ted Kennedy and Joe Biden. It was signed into law by President Jimmy Carter in 1980, and since then it has admitted almost 2 million refugees into your towns and cities.

In recent years the federal government admitted on average 60-70,000 refugees a year and placed them in hundreds of US towns and cities in 49 states where they immediately upon arrival receive all forms of welfare including Social Security for the elderly and disabled. Barack Obama has increased that number to 85,000 for this year — 10,000 of which are Syrian Sunni Muslims — and he vowed that next year he would propose bringing 100,000.

In September Obama will have his last opportunity to change America by changing its people, but we think he will go way beyond a hundred thousand as the resettlement industry, composed of nine federal contractors or VOLAGs (VOLuntary AGencies), began a huge propaganda campaign in Washington yesterday on August 28th, a rally that fizzled spectacularly. They held a pathetically small astroturf event to demand even higher numbers for Fiscal Year 2017 which begins on October 1st, demonstrating that popular support for more refugees is tepid.

This Washington DC rally, funded by George Soros and his globalist friends, is the lead up to a refugee extravaganza to be held at the United Nations where we know that the Organization of Islamic Cooperation has great influence. Obama will travel to New York City for two days in September the 19th and 20th to play host to world leaders and make Americans feel guilty about not welcoming poorly vetted Syrian refugees to their neighborhoods.

Clearly the timing of the event is meant to impact in November election, as Hillary Clinton has said she is in favor of much larger numbers of refugees especially Syrians. She’s on record saying that she wants 65,000 Syrians in the next year — 65,000 when we barely managed 10,000 this year. That would be in addition to the hundred thousand or more from other countries.
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Backlash Alert! Muslims Claim They Fear Violence from Infidels on 9/11 Anniversary

This year, the 15th anniversary of Islam’s jihad attack on New York City and Washington falls on the same day as Eid al-Adha, (aka the feast of the sacrifice) as a result of the lunar calendar. The Muslim media squad has jumped on the coincidence, pretending to be frightened of gangs of angry Americans looking for payback: Backlash!

As if! We all remember who murdered 3000 Americans on that awful day, but lynchings or other violence against the perp tribe by citizens are unlikely because we are a law-abiding people.

In the real world, keeps track of relevant stats, and the number deadly terror attacks since 9/11 as of today, September 2, 2016, is 29,141. The thirty-day count of dead from jihad today is 1223.

So the attempt of Muslims to portray themselves as victims falls short. But they keep trying, because the diversity-crazed media keep responding by printing the stuff.

Muslims are known to enjoy their colorful sacrifice holidays, as shown below.

In fact, a recent instance of Muslims being shot down in America were the two jihadists carrying AK-47s about to attack a free speech event in Garland Texas. They were killed by a local police officer with his service revolver during a shootout the Muslims initiated.

Muslims murder for allah every day, but we are supposed to believe they are somehow victims of mean Americans. And why does the government continue to allow them to immigrate here anyway?

Muslims fear backlash as Eid could fall on September 11 for first time since 9/11 attacks, Express (UK), September 2, 2016

MUSLIMS fear they could be targeted in violent attacks as the holy day of Eid could fall on 11 September for the first time since 9/11.

Eid al-Adha, also known as the feast of the sacrifice, is the holiest Muslim celebration.

But this year’s celebration could fall on the 15th anniversary of the terror attacks on New York and the Pentagon which killed 2,996 people and injured 6,000.

The date of the religious celebration is determined by the lunar calendar and is set by academics.

The celebration has fallen close to 9/11 in previous years but has never arrived on the same date of the attacks.

The Muslim Council of Britain said the date-clash would be “completely coincidental”.
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America’s Senator Jeff Sessions: “It's going to be a special night”

Any fear that Donald Trump’s long-awaited immigration policy speech would be based on a “softening” approach to enforcement were allayed by Senator Sessions during his warm-up remarks before the main event:

JEFF SESSIONS: “You’re going to hear the best laid out law enforcement plan to fix this country’s immigration system that’s been stated in this country, maybe forever! It is going to be so good you’re gonna be proud and pleased about that. . . It’s going to be a special night tonight.”

That’s high praise from America’s top sovereignty defender in Washington.

Curiously, Senator Sessions was actually booed by the Arizona audience when he enthused about John McCain’s victory against a primary opponent. Pro-sovereignty citizens naturally despise McCain for his support for amnesty. I chalk up Sessions’ unnecessary congratulations to McCain as a combination of Sessions’ deep politeness and the Senate group loyalty.

And as promised, Trump’s policy speech was filled with sensible strategies to return immigration to lawfulness. Read a transcript here.

Below, Trump and Sessions conferred in the Capitol last year. Senator Sessions was an early immigration policy advisor to Trump.

The Islamic Republic of Iran Is at War with the United States, but Washington Pretends Otherwise

Islam expert Robert Spencer’s most recent book The Complete Infidel Guide to Iran is an effort to wake the American people up regarding the theocratic state’s threat to the United States.

As Spencer has noted, “Iran is what ISIS aspires to be,” namely a jihadist nation dedicated to killing infidels and conquering the world for Islam.

After the terror attacks of 9/11, the United States went to war against Taliban-controlled Afghanistan, because America could not abide the existence of a nation run by Islamists who could use that place as a safe base for launching more attacks. In contrast, under Obama the US has funded the jihad state of Iran.

Spencer uses his brief discussion to illustrate how dedicated the Iran nation is to the pursuit of global jihad and destroying America. Iranian political, religious and military leaders are quoted expressing their loyalty to Islamic principles of world conquest above all else.

Iran is at war with the United States — as demonstrated in recent naval attacks, but our political leaders in Washington pretend not to notice. It’s a dangerous posture to take with a nation poised to become a nuclear armed power.

Robert Spencer here for JihadWatch, a program of the David Horowitz Freedom Center, and for the Center for Security Policy with the truth about the Islamic Republic of Iran: it’s at war with the United States, only the Obama administration hasn’t noticed.

The Jerusalem Post recently quoted the Speaker of the Iranian Parliament Ali Larijani warning the US administration and its House of Representatives and Senate that injurious measures against the nuclear agreement have reached such a point that there is no way left for Iran but to counteract.

As I show in my new book “The Complete Infidel’s Guide to Iran,” Ali Larijani’s bellicose language and thinly veiled threat may have come as a surprise to those who believe that Barack Obama and John Kerry brought peace for our time by means of the nuclear deal, but it was nothing new to those who have been paying closer attention to Iran than the Obama administration has.

When the nuclear deal was concluded, Ali Wambold, a member of the Qajar dynasty that ruled Iran from 1785 to 1925 and a longtime critic of the Islamic Republic, pointed out that the Constitution of the Islamic Republic “proclaims ‘the ideological mission of jihad,’ which it defines as ‘extending the sovereignty of God’s law throughout the world,’ through Iran’s Army and the Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps.” Thus, he said, “to treat with the Islamic Republic over the particulars of its weaponry while failing to address the very purpose of its bellicosity is delusional. The so-called Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action does nothing to change the fact that, in plain Farsi, Iran is committed to world conquest by Islam, with its clerics as warlords. Those to be conquered include America (the ‘Great Satan’), Israel (the ‘Little Satan’) and the Sunni-led Gulf States.” Continue reading this article

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