Valentine: Weinergate covered up an even bigger story

Friday, June 24, 2011

While everyone was obsessed with the Anthony Weiner tweeting scandal another more important story was going untold. The spotlight shifted to Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, and the humiliation she must have been enduring. We knew she was Muslim and Weiner was a Jew; an odd combination, no doubt. However, whether through trained political correctness or lack of curiosity few looked beyond the Weinergate scandal.

Walid Shoebat is the exception. Shoebat is a former terrorist and an ex-Muslim Brotherhood activist who has repented, as he told me, and converted to Christianity. Those whom he once vowed to destroy he has now vowed to save, even if that means saving them from themselves.

Huma Abedin is not just the wife of a soon-to-be ex-congressman. She's the deputy chief of staff to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Shoebat translates newspaper reports and radio and TV transmissions from the Middle East to help the West determine what's being said about them. He discovered in an investigation by Egyptian security that Huma's mother is member of the Muslim Sisterhood, the sister organization of the infamous Muslim Brotherhood.

Saleha Abedin is a professor of sociology at a university in Saudi Arabia. One of the goals of the Muslim Sisterhood is "to spread the Brotherhood's ideology by infiltrating universities, schools and homes."

The Muslim Brotherhood was founded in the 1920s. It's the parent organization of most jihadist terrorist groups in the world including al Qaeda and Hamas.

Shoebat says that a Muslim woman marrying a Jew is instant grounds to be rejected and shunned by your family. According to sharia law in some countries the woman is stoned to death. Not the case with Huma Abedin. Not only has her Muslim mother not rejected her, she has embraced the marriage. points out that Huma Aberdin's marriage to a U.S. congressman and position within the State Department gives her unique access to state secrets and the inner workings of Congress. Huma started with Hillary as an intern in the Clinton White House in 1996.

Clinton and Huma visited Saleha's school in Saudi Arabia in February 2010. According to a news report, Clinton told Huma's mother that "Huma holds an important and sensitive position in her office." According to WorldNetDaily, just one month prior to that trip Hillary signed the necessary papers to lift a travel ban on Tariq Ramadan. Ramadan is the grandson of Muslim Brotherhood founder Hasan al-Banna.

Now, I understand this is all very circumstantial. We don't really have any information that leads us to believe that Huma Abedin is up to no good. But knowing that you aren't chosen for the Muslim Sisterhood unless you're married to some very important man inside the Muslim Brotherhood, as Huma's father was before his death, certainly is cause to stop and take note of the situation. The Muslim Sisterhood, according to WND, is routinely used to smuggle secret documents for the Brotherhood.

Let me put it this way. Imagine a Secretary of State during World War II and imagine that the secretary's deputy chief of staff had a father who was a Nazi officer in Hitler's army living in Germany. Do you think that would just be swept under the rug?

And don't tell me it's not the same. It's exactly the same. We're at war with radical Islam! How in the world does someone whose family is involved with terrorist groups get security clearance to become the Secretary of State's right hand woman?

I'll tell you how. Political correctness.

While we were obsessed with Anthony's sexting exploits we may very well have roasted the wrong Weiner.

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