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House Republicans Question Influence of Muslim Brotherhood

William3012 Wrote: Jul 20, 2012 6:26 PM
The average ethnic/religious group in this country has maybe one or two social organizations and a function hall. That's about it. Muslims represent about 1% of the population yet they have a list of organizations that seems to grows longer by the week. Maybe not all are officially under the the MB umbrella but it doesn't matter. They are all seeking the same goals, and they are all seeking and in many cases getting access to the halls of power including the White House. Here's a sampling: AIC, AMA, AMAC, AMF, AMJA, ASMA, CAIR, FOSNA, ICNA, ISA, ISNA, MAS, MB, MCA, MPAC, MSA, NAIT, NICS. The website has a comprehensive list. Elks clubs they are not but many in Washington look at them as if they are.

Be alarmed: The U.S. government continues to be "advised by organizations and individuals that the U.S. government itself has identified in federal courts as fronts for the international Muslim Brotherhood."

So wrote Rep. Michele Bachmann, R-Minn., in a lengthy, heavily footnoted answer to a query last week from Rep. Keith Ellison, D-Minn. He was seeking more information about the reasons Bachmann plus four other House Republicans -- Louis Gohmert (Texas), Trent Franks (Ariz.), Lynn Westmoreland (Ga.) and Thomas Rooney (Fla.) -- requested Inspector General investigations into "potential Muslim Brotherhood infiltration" of the government.

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