Conservatives claim anti-tax crusader secretly leading Muslim indoctrination
(Raw Story) -- by Eric W. Dolan --
Are a growing cross-section of American conservatives really secret Muslims bent on destroying western civilization?
But that's not stopping right-wing activist Frank Gaffney from claiming the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had been infiltrated by radical Muslims because of the inclusion of Americans for Tax Reform president Grover Norquist and former Bush staffer Suhail Khan.
American Conservative Union (ACU), the oldest conservative lobbying organization in the country which hosts CPAC, is involved in a "stealthy effort to bring Shariah" to the United States, according to Gaffney.
"This is a ticking time bomb for the conservative community," he told the conservative conspiracy website WorldNetDaily. "An influence operation is contributing materially to the defeat of our country."
Gaffney alleges that Norquist and Khan are secretly working for the Muslim Brotherhood, a radical Islamist group, and trying to influence conservative groups in a plot to "Islamize" America. Both Khan and Norquist are ACU board members.
Khan, a conservative activist who previously worked for the Bush administration, allegedly has ties to the radical Islamists from his time as consultant for The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR). He has also served on committees at the Islamic Society of North America, according to Gaffney.
Gaffney also claimed that Khan's father was a founding member of the Muslim Brotherhood in America. In a report by Talking Points Memo, Khan called the allegation "laughable" and said his father was from India, noting that the Muslim Brotherhood was formed in Egypt.
He is now a senior fellow for Christian-Muslim Understanding at the Institute for Global Engagement...MORE...LINK
Chris Moore comments:
Other than a few personal and professional ties to Arabs, Grover Norquist is currently about as vanilla conservative as they get, and was once a hard-core anti-Communist who "traveled to several warzones across the world to help support anti-Soviet guerrilla armies in the second half of the 1980s." Yet according to Gaffney, ANY relationship with Muslims or Arabs apparently makes one guilty of Islamism.
Unfortunately, this insane mindset is all too common amongst the Zionist/neocon/neoliberal establishment mainstream in Washington, which is not only Israel-first crazy, but Jewish-supremacist crazy to the extreme -- whether the individuals of which it is comprised are Jewish or not.
Reading this article, one would think Gaffney is a mere crank who dwells well outside of establishment circles. Not true. Let's take a look at his biography:
AffiliationsUnfortunately, Zionist fanatics like Gaffney are well ensconced within the corrupt, neocon/neoliberal mainstream establishment in Washington the same way Jewish Bolsheviks were well ensconced in the Communist hierarchy in the early Soviet Union.
Committee on the Present Danger: Member
Foundation for the Defense of Democracies: Distinguished Adviser
Americans for Victory over Terrorism: Former Senior Adviser
Set America Free Coalition: Member
Project for the New American Century: PNAC Signatory
Middle East Forum: Study Participant, May 2000
Coalition for Liberty, Security, and the Law: Signatory
Washington Times: Columnist
Defense News: Monthly Contributor
Investor's Business Daily: Monthly Contributor
Benador Associates: Expert Speaker
Ariel Center for Policy Research: Contributing Expert
National Review Online Contributing Editor
Department of Defense: Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy, Nominated in 1987; Representative in U.S.-Soviet Negotiations and Ministerial Meetings; Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear Forces and Arms Control Policy under Assistant Secretary Richard Perle, August 1983-November 1987
NATO: High-Level Group Chairman for the Organization's Senior Politico-Military Committee, 1987
Senate Armed Services Committee: Professional Staff Member on the Committee, February 1981-August 1983
Office of Sen. Henry M. "Scoop" Jackson: Aide, Defense and Foreign Policy, 1970s
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service: B.Sc. (1975)
Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies: M.A., International Studies (1978)
...Gaffney is frequently cited in the press as an "expert" on U.S. foreign policy, appearing regularly on the BBC and other radio and TV broadcasts. He is also a prolific writer, having published in most major media outlets and opinion journals, including the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, The New Republic, Washington Post, New York Times, Christian Science Monitor, Los Angeles Times, National Review, Newsday, and Commentary magazine.
In fact, come to think of it, maybe what Gaffney truly has against Norquist isn't his Arab or Muslim ties at all, but rather his anti-Communist, anti-Big Government, anti-totalitarian background, given that neocon ideology is mere Trotkyism transplanted to American soil, re-invented, re-packaged and warmed over.
Bolshevism/Zionism/neoconservatism-neoliberalism? Same animal entirely, only each with different packaging -- and all nutty to the core.
With anti-Western, statist-totalitarian, Israel-first screwballs like Gaffney running the country for years now, people still wonder why America is in the dumps? Well, now you know.