Creeping Sharia

Twitter joins Google’s Youtube as a favorite way for Islamic terrorists to communicate. Isn’t there a law against aiding terrorists? via Twitter replaces smuggled video as terrorists’ preferred way to communicate | McClatchy.

In the old days, 10 years ago, jihadists vowed death to Western imperialism on audiotapes that couriers smuggled out of mountain hideouts and passed to satellite TV stations.

The next generation of militants has a much simpler way to proselytize: Twitter.

For years, Islamist extremists have struggled to outsmart the censors in online forums – with their videos yanked from YouTube, their pages flagged on Facebook and their message boards hacked – but Twitter still offers a rare unfiltered space for the groups, according to analysts who monitor militants’ online presence.

On one recent Sunday, for example, the Syrian jihadist group Jabhat al Nusra sent out a flurry of tweets from its official account, joining the…

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Creeping Sharia

via WFTV obtains new documents in case of Imam, man facing charges… |

On Monday night, WFTV learned more about what federal agents say a central Florida Imam and another local man, who are facing charges in an FBI anti-terrorism investigation, were planning.

WFTV’s Kathi Belich obtained new documents in the top secret case, which show they might have been plotting with others to kill high-ranking Americans in the military overseas.

New court documents show a central Florida Imam is suspected of being involved in a travel network to send people overseas to commit violent jihad or holy war.

WFTV first reported about the arrest of Imam Abu Taubah last year on a weapons charge just days before the tenth anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

He’s a former prayer leader of the Masjid Al-Ihsaan mosque in East Orange County. Federal agents said the Imam…

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Alamo City Pundit

I saw a note slide across the #TCOT feed on Twitter last night that mentioned Michelle Obama had no law license. This struck me as odd, since (a) she went to school to be a lawyer, and (b) she just recently held a position with the University of Chicago Hospitals as legal counsel — and that’s a pretty hard job to qualify for without a law license.

But being a licensed professional myself, i knew that every state not only requires licensure, they make it possible to check online the status of any licensed professional. So I did, and here’s the results from theARDC Website:

Obama Michelle law license

She “voluntarily surrendered” her license in 1993.  Let me explain what that means.  A “Voluntary Surrender” is not something where you decide “Gee, a license is not really something i need anymore, is it?” and forget to renew your license.  No, a “Voluntary Surrender”…

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