Hear those crickets? … … That’s the sound of the NYC press as Bloomberg and his, non-alcoholic, no caffeine, no smoking, cocktail crowd shove through the Cordoba House Victory Commemoration Mosque — in honor of Allah’s great victory over the infidel on 9/11/2001.
The inimitable Pamela Geller, in her signature NYC voice, has thrown down the glove to the NYC press — that would be the NY Times (cough) the Daily News and the NY Post — for their silence in the face of Dave Abd-Mujahid Bloomberg’s bull headed, determined support for the construction of the Cordoba House super-mosque at the site of the fallen Twin Towers. (Abd-Mujahid meaning slave of the jihaddi warrior).
Why isn’t the New York Times, the Daily News or the Post demanding to know why Mayor Bloomberg is trying to expedite the building of the Ground Zero mega mosque, when the majority of New Yorkers do not want it? Why isn’t the media demanding to know why the World Trade Center has not yet been rebuilt and why its reconstruction or replacement is not being given the same priority as the mega mosque?
Why is Ground Zero still a large, gaping horrible wound? Why hasn’t the media demanded to know why the 9/11 Memorial Museum has not been built and, worse still, is being built underground like some massive coffin while the erection of a fifteen story mega mosque soaring over the cemetery that is Ground Zero gets mayoral fast-tracking? Remains of the dead are still being found, and Bloomberg is ambivalent about that…. but the mega mosque? That’s his priority.
One phone call from Bloomberg could table these hearings, giving much needed time for our landmarks legal team to work up our report. The only one who has accountability on this is Mayor Bloomberg. He controls the landmarks commission; they are all his appointees. None of them will go against him.
Why hasn’t the media called him on this? Where are all the investigative journalists looking at who is greasing whose palm?
And let there be no doubt in your mind, oh thou faithful and obedient slave of the almighty, that this mosque is intended to commemorate a great victory.
In the words of Raymond Ibrahim, scholar of middle eastern history, fluent speaker and reader of arabic, and author of the Al Qaeda Reader, a translation of key jihaddist writings:
… throughout Islam’s history, whenever a region was conquered, one of the first signs of consolidation was/is the erection of a mosque atop the sacred sites of the vanquished: the pagan Ka’ba temple in Arabia was converted into Islam’s holiest site, the mosque of Mecca; the al-Aqsa mosque, Islam’s third holiest site, was built atop Solomon’s temple in Jerusalem; the Umayyad mosque was built atop the Church of St. John the Baptist; and the Hagia Sophia was converted into a mosque upon the conquest of Constantinople.
Mr. Ibrahim issues some poignant warnings about the meaning of the name Cordoba and leaves us with:
Some final thoughts on the history of Cordoba and the ominous parallels it bodes for America: though many Christian regions were conquered by Islam prior to Cordoba, its conquest signified the first time a truly “Western” region was conquered by the sword of Islam. It was also used as a base to launch further attacks into the heart of Europe (until decisively beaten at the Battle of Tours), just as, perhaps, the largest mosque in America will be used as a base to subvert the rest of the United States. And, the sacking of the original Cordoba was facilitated by an insider traitor — a warning to the U.S., which seems to have no end of traitors and willing lackeys.