Then it probably is Islamic terrorism.
Here's the evidence.
1) The American-born fundamentalist Muslim, Major Nidal Hasan, shouted "Allahu Akhbar" (God is great) as he opened fire on soldiers at Fort Hood, Texas, killing 13 and wounding 38. This is corroborated by several witnesses.
2) Hasan allegedly made internet postings sympathetic to Muslim suicide bombers, even calling such bombers herioic. These postings came to the attention of federal authorities six months ago, but were not pursued.
3) Hasan considered the war on terror to be a war against Islam, and considered himself to be a Muslim first and an American second.
4) Hasan gave a presentation on the Koran where he said the Koran commands infidels to be decapitated, burned, etc.
5) According to the London Telegraph, Hasan attended a mosque in Virginia in 2001 that was led by the radical imam Anwar Al-Awlaki. The mosque was attended by two of the 9/11 hijackers during the same period. Charles Allen, a former under-secretary for intelligence at the Department of Homeland Security, described al-Awlaki, who now lives in Yemen, as an "al-Qaeda supporter, and former spiritual leader to three of the September 11 hijackers... who targets US Muslims with radical online lectures encouraging terrorist attacks from his new home in Yemen".
6) Hasan gave away copies of the Koran to neighbors prior to his murderous shooting spree.
Got the picture yet ?
Hasan told relatives that he was horrified at the thought of going to Afghanistan later this year, and he was trying to get discharged from the Army.
With so many signs that this was an Islamic terrorist attack, the Lame Stream Media initially called it Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, even though Hasan had never been in combat (maybe they should have tried out Pre-Traumatic Stress Disorder as a brand new condition). Or, as Chris Matthews of MSNBC said, "we may never know if religion was a factor at Fort Hood." I assume MSNBC is still considered a news network, per the White House definition. The Lames shied away from the word "terrorist," for some reason. If only Hasan had a copy of Glenn Beck's book on his nightstand, then the Lames probably would have figured out this was a terrorist act.
Let me issue the standard caveats here. Lord knows I don't want to be politically incorrect. Just because Major Nidal Hasan killed a bunch of people due to his religious beliefs doesn't mean that all Muslims are terrorists. The vast majority of us know this already, but certain political leaners with short left legs get very uncomfortable if we don't point it out every time there's a terrorist attack. There are a billion Muslims in the world, so obviously, only an infinitesimal percentage of them are terrorists. We should never condone any reprisals against Muslim people in general due to the actions of a few. That would be bigotry. It would be like hating the entire Catholic church due to a few pedophile priests, or hating the entire Tea Party movement because one or two protesters carried signs comparing Obama to Hilter. Only irrational folks like the Reverend at the Blog Of Mass Destruction do things like that.
Here we preach tolerance.
We also don't have a problem with calling something what it is, and what happened at Fort Hood was an act of religious-based terrorism. The biggest question we have to answer is why the military missed so many red flags with Nidal M. Hasan, especially after 9/11, when we started looking specifically for those exact red flags.
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