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Islamists Come to Canada

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Submitted by Walter (Canada), Aug 31, 2005 at 11:47

Are you an Islamist living in a country that no longer appreciates you and the values of Islam? A country that does not celebrate Jihad even though it was sanctioned by Allah and practiced by Muhammad. A nation that does not recognize that you are Allah's chosen and that the rest of us are infidels, apes and pigs. Are people looking suspiciously at you, because your brothers are courageously committing suicide and taking the lives of worthless infidels with them?

If you are, then you need to consider the benefits of living in Canada. Of primary importance is that you will have free health care the minute your feet touch Canadian soil. The value of free health care is that in the event you are injured while involved in terrorism in another country, Canada will bring you back home and provide for your recovery at no cost to you. The Khadr family was particularly grateful for this benefit.

Secondly, once you gain citizenship, you may bring many of your relatives over to live with you and they will be entitled to the same benefits. Thirdly, you can choose to live in a community populated by people from your native country. You do not have to learn the language, the customs or the values of Canada. Instead we will do everything within our power to create an environment where you can practice the customs of your homeland. Many people have immigrated to Canada, lived their entire lives here and never had to learn the English or French language. As an example, consider a Sikh family that live in Vancouver. Their daughter, who was born in Canada, traveled to the land of her parents, India. Unfortunately she became enamored with a young man in India. I say unfortunately, because the young man was of a lower caste than her family. Naturally her mother forbade her to date this man, however she ignored her mother's counsel and married this young man. The poor mother could not tolerate this insult and engaged her brother to hire four thugs to kill her daughter and her daughter's new husband while they were in India. The four thugs were brought to justice in India, but the mother and the mother's brother were not put upon in any way by the authorities in Canada. As Canadians, we are very respectful of the culture of other countries even when murder is involved. Another example relates to the uniform of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The uniform of the RCMP is historic and of world renown. Yet when a Sikh joined the RCMP and insisted on wearing a turban, the Government of Canada acquiesced and now the RCMP uniform has been enhanced by including the turban.

Another advantage you need to consider if you are an active Jihadist is that you can obtain welfare, which will free you to travel to the Middle East to consult with, say Al-Qaeda, or other terrorist organizations. Why you may wish to enroll in terrorist school as some of our citizens have done. Or you may wish to invest your time in learning how to build bombs or other terrorist devices.

The last advantage I need to mention is that by living in Canada you will be able to attend Islamist Conferences such as the one that took place in Toronto, in December 2004, titled, "Reviving the Islamic Spirit," boasting a host of high-profile Islamist speakers such as Bilal Philips, Zaid Shakir, Siraj Wahhaj, and Hamza Yusuf.

Below are some examples of Canadian Islamists who unfortunately left the safety of Canada and did not find the same hospitality and understanding in other countries.

FATEH KAMEL, arrested and charged with plotting terrorist acts in France, served four years in prison, now living in Montreal

AHMED RESSAM, arrested in 1999 while attempting to cross from B.C. to Washington. Charged will conspiring to bomb Los Angeles airport. Convicted, but sentencing postponed.

HASSAN ZEMIRI, arrested in Afghanistan in 2001, charged with aiding Ressam. Detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

MOHAMEDOU OULD SLAHI, arrested in Mauritania in 2002, charged with recruiting 9/11 hijackers in Germany. Detained at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.

ABDERRAOUF JDEY, arrested in Algeria in 2001 and accused of ties to al-Qaeda. Wanted by FBI, but remains at large.

ABDERRAOUF HANNACHI, arrested in Tunisia in 2003, charged with recruiting Ressam. Believed to be serving prison sentence in Tunisia.

AMER EL-MAATI, accused of plotting to fly airplane into U.S. target. Wanted by the FBI, but remains at large.

Three of the individuals listed below, were surprisingly, extradited, while the other two are still fighting extradition. Many of us are still shocked and puzzled as to why Canada would even consider extraditing these citizens or why the US and France would insist on having them extradited. Perhaps they are becoming disgusted with Canada for providing succor to their enemies.

KARIM SAID ATMANI, arrested in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont., in 1999, deported to Bosnia. Sentenced in 2001 in France to five years in prison.

MOKHTAR HAOUARI, arrested in Montreal in 2001, charged with aiding Ressam's bomb plot. Extradited to U.S. and serving 24-year sentence in Pennsylvania.

MOURAD IKHLEF, arrested in Montreal in 2001, charged with collaborating with Ressam. Deported to Algeria.

ABDELLAH OUZGHAR, arrested in Hamilton in 2001 and charged with forging passports. Fighting extradition to France.

SAMIR AIT MOHAMED, arrested at Canada-U.S. border in 2001, charged with aiding Ressam's bomb plot. Contesting extradition to United States.

Should you choose to follow my sagacious advise, and come to Canada, remember, vote for Paul Martin and the Liberals.
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