The administration’s stance on terrorism could not be more perfectly displayed than they are in the Boston Marathon Bombing (BMB). Rep Louis Gohmert questioned FBI Director Robert Mueller about what the FBI did about checking out the mosque where the eldest brother worshipped. Mueller said the FBI visited the mosque months before in an outreach program. Midnight basketball anyone? We don’t need outreach, we need investigations.
Russia warned us that Tamerlan Tsarnaev had been radicalized on a trip to Russia. The FBI “investigated” him and didn’t find anything. Why didn’t they? They knew what mosque he worshipped at and that means with a little checking they would have found out the mosque is a den of Islamic jihadists. The founders were all members of the Muslim Brotherhood, which probably explains why there was no investigation.
One founder, Abdurahman Alamoudi, served as a Islamic adviser to Bill Clinton. In 2004, he was convicted of illegal transactions with Libya and his role in the planned assassination of Saudi Crown Prince Abdullah. When Mueller was asked if he knew about Alamoudi, he hemmed and hawed but was eventually pinned down by Gohmert and admitted he did not. So how can the FBI claim they checked out Tamerlan Tsarnaev, when they did not even know about this?
Alamoudi has often voiced support for Hamas and Hezbollah in rallies across the country and yet the FBI didn’t think this was not important. I find that impossible to believe or as Hillary once said, “ I think that the reports that you provide to us really require a willing suspension of disbelief.”
And once armed with this information, wouldn’t PRISM be useful here? Only if you believe PRISM has anything to do with terrorism at all. I’m not so sure.
I believe the agents of the FBI are diligent and reasonably intelligent. I don’t believe agents did not know or report on the mosque. Did they get the order to “stand down”? Is this just more posturing by the Islamic Jihadist loving Obama? It fits the pattern we have seen since he has taken office. How else can you explain an administration who singles out wheelchair bound 7 year old girls and touching that would get you arrested for sexual assault anywhere else, at our airports, while burka clad Muslim women sail through?
Steven Ahle is the Editor of Red Statements and a regular contributor to The D.C. Clothesline.