Of Democrats and Co-Conspirators
As we noted earlier this month, the Democratic Party invited a representative from the radical Islamic front group ISNA to participate in an “interfaith service” at the opening of the convention; here’s the Investigative Project’s take on this disgraceful event that went completely unnoticed by mainstream media: Of Democrats and Co-Conspirators.
On Sunday, Ingrid Mattson, the President of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), participated in a “public interfaith service of Christians, Jews, Muslims and Buddhists” at the opening of this week’s Democratic National Convention. While there is nothing wrong with a “public interfaith service” in and of itself, the invited guests and speakers can raise legitimate questions about the motives and mindset of the organizers. Mattson’s presence does just that.
Reporting on Mattson’s appearance, the website for the Arab satellite network Al-Jazeera stated:Dr Ingrid Mattson, director of the MacDonald Centre for the study of Islam and Christian-Muslim relations in the US state of Connecticut, told the crowd it “saddened” her that “so much out there is being done because of my religion”, but took pains to stress both the work of the US Muslim community with local officials to combat extremism and the support she had from leaders of other faiths.Aside from reaching out to a handful of naïve Jews and Christians for “interfaith” dialogue, constantly whining about “Islamophobia” and claiming that the U.S. government’s “war against terror” is, in fact, a “war against Islam,” one wonders just what ISNA has done to “combat extremism.”
Mattson’s organization, ISNA, is currently an unindicted co-conspirator in the largest Hamas-fundraising case in U.S. history, against the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development (HLF). In petitioning the federal district court in Dallas to remove itself unindicted co-conspirator status, ISNA’s attorneys conceded substantial financial ties to top-Hamas operatives, claiming merely that such documentary evidence dated back to the late ’80s and early ’90s, before Hamas was officially designated a terrorist organization by the U.S. government.