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Reader comment on item: CAIR Leader: Overthrow the U.S. Government

Submitted by Pied Piper (Saudi Arabia), Nov 11, 2016 at 17:59

Ayloush's tweet deserves an appropriate response, I dare say. Here's mine which, like his, is provided courtesy of the "Arab Spring":
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OK - Repeat After Me:

ERHAL YA'ANI IMSHEE YA ILLI MA BTFIHIMSH! "إرحل يعني إمشي يا إللي مابتافيهيمش
(Another Arab Spring Chant)

English translation ---------:>> "LEAVE means GET OUT ... in case you don't understand me"

This "chant", of course, was originally addressed to Hosni Mubarak days before he resigned.

In this particular instance, it's addressed to Ayloush........urging him to return to his homeland....for good. (I'm assuming that by now, he's a US citizen (but these days, holding a US passport doesn't mean much as far as "allegiances" goes.). These days, the most unsavory characters hold US passports.....soon to change, one hopes, courtesy of the new administration in DC).

Note: a rather intensive web search yielded very little information about Ayoush's past. Most of what is available, including his "official" online biography pretty much starts with his university education in the US and later events. In other words, nothing before his 18th birthday or so. Nothing about when or where he was born, nothing about his family background, nothing about his entry into the US (was he born in the US?) and so on.....vital pieces of information. I couldn't even find out how to spell his name in Arabic which is usually an easy thing to do. As a linguist, I conclude his family name is from Lebanon/Syria, Christian./Moslem orientation....in his case Moslem, since he heads CAIR in L.A. but that's it. Meager pickings indeed.

Source for Arabic "chant":

http://guides.library.cornell.edu/c.php?g=31688&p=200748

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