Wednesday, October 7, 2009

Congreswoman Connects Dots

While we sit solemnly in anticipation for the CIC to decide whether or not to give our men and women in the field the means they need to carry out his goals, there are a few in Congress who do 'get it'. One of them is Congresswoman Myrick. She has put out a press release (below) to share what she considers as a single thread to connect all these jihadis. Please read it for yourself and come to your own conclusions.
Public Press Release September 25, 2009
Website link: Congresswoman Myrick.

Rep. Myrick Connects the Dots of the Recent US Terror Plots

“There is no current evidence that materially connects any of the terror plots recently revealed. However, I have taken sentences directly from FBI press releases, and FBI investigative documents, and highlighted the clear connection below. These plots are all tied together by one thing: a global ideology that is self-identified by its believers as jihadist, or “jihadiyya”. It is hard to ignore this fact when in these cases below several of these men very clearly, and very directly, state that they followed this ideology (jihad), and wanted to kill.

I find this connection disturbing seeing as these plots come on the heels of the Administration's efforts to rename 'jihadists' - which is what they call themselves - 'violent extremists'."

- US Rep. Sue Myrick

FBI Arrests Jordanian Citizen for Attempting to Bomb Skyscraper in Downtown Dallas:
“Smadi made clear his intention to serve as a soldier for Usama Bin Laden and al Qaeda, and to conduct violent jihad.”

Illinois Man Arrested in Plot to Bomb Courthouse and Murder Federal Employees:
“…Finton expressed his desire to receive military training and to travel to Gaza or other overseas locations to become a jihadist fighter.”

NC Boyd Case—New Charges…Possible Target was Marine Corps Base Quantico:
“According to the indictment, during the period from 1989 through 1992, Daniel Boyd traveled to Pakistan and Afghanistan where he received military-style training in terrorist training camps for the purpose of engaging in violent jihad.”

NY Transit Terror Case- indictment handed down- conspiracy to use weapons of mass destruction—explosive bombs—in the United States:
Zazi has told FBI investigators that he "attended courses at an al Qaeda training facility" while in Pakistan.

Brooklyn Resident Indicted for the Conspiracy to Commit Murder Overseas and Conspiracy to Provide Material Support to Terrorists:
“According to the indictment and other documents filed by the government, in early January 2009, Kaziu devised a plan to travel abroad for the purpose of joining a radical foreign fighter group and to take up arms against perceived enemies of Islam.”
Rep. Sue Myrick is co-chair of the U.S. House of Representatives Anti-Terrorism Caucus. Thank you, Congresswoman, for keeping your ear to the ground and your feet in the fight to try to protect us. Thank you for doing your job, unlike so many of your colleagues. God bless your family and you, and may He keep you near to His heart.

May you walk with the LORD always, and when you cannot take another step, may He carry you the rest of the way until you can walk along side Him again.

Cross-posted @ TownHall and Talon, Digg! Digg!

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