Like Obama, Biden blames terrorism on white Americans, not radical Islam

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During his address to a Joint Session of Congress Wednesday evening, Joe Biden blamed the rise of terrorism in the United States on white Americans, not radical Islam.

Specifically, Biden labeled “white supremacists” as the “most lethal terrorist threat” to the country after mentioning Al-Qaeda and other jihadist groups.

“Make no mistake – the terrorist threat has evolved beyond Afghanistan since 2001 and we will remain vigilant against threats to the United States, wherever they come from. Al Qaeda and ISIS are in Yemen, Syria, Somalia, and other places in Africa and the Middle East and beyond.

“And, we won’t ignore what our own intelligence agencies have determined – the most lethal terrorist threat to the homeland today is from white supremacist terrorism. (emphasis mine)

If Biden’s words sound familiar, it’s probably because blaming white Americans instead of radical Islam for terrorism was the official policy of the man Biden used to work for when he was vice president — Barack Hussein Obama.

During his presidency, Obama went to great lengths to separate radical Islam from terrorism, going so far as to comply with U.N. efforts to avoid associating the two. Shortly after becoming President, he removed “war on terror” as a matter of policy. He also ordered the FBI to remove politically incorrect words (such as Islamic terrorist) from training materials, had the words “Muslim” and “Islam” removed from the Pentagon’s Homeland Security Review, and revised the Military Handbook to censor anything negative towards Islam.

During the White House’s 2015 National Prayer Breakfast, Obama played the moral equivalence card — a tool often used by the far-left to draw false comparisons between two phenomena which are not morally equivalent at all — to defend atrocities committed by ISIS by comparing the terrorist group to white Christian Americans.

“Unless we get on our high horse and think that this is unique to some other place, remember that during the Crusades and Inquisition, people committed terrible deeds in the name of Christ.

“In our home country slavery and Jim Crow all too often was justified in the name of Christ.”

Like Obama, Biden is using radical Islam to blame white Americans for acts of terrorism, along with using it to promote other parts of the far-left agenda, such as gun control.

Following last month’s mass shooting at a Boulder, CO grocery store, Biden and his far-left buddies blamed “white privilege” for the tragedy, and they used it as an opportunity to push for more gun control.

In a statement addressing the mass shooting, Biden said:

“I don’t need to wait another minute, let alone an hour, to take common-sense steps that will save lives in the future,” he continued. “And to urge my colleagues in the House and Senate to act. We can ban assault weapons and high-capacity magazines in this country once again.

“That’s one of the best tools we have right now to prevent gun violence. The United States Senate — I hope some are listening — should immediately pass the two House-passed bills which close loopholes in the background check system.”

Even before the investigation was officially underway, the gun control crowd blamed the American white male, but it was later learned that the shooter was of Middle Eastern descent and motivated by radical Islam. The shooter, Ahmad Al Aliwi Alissa, was born in Syria, and his now-deleted Facebook page included postings about Islam (such as its prayers and religious holidays), and it was there that he shared the thoughts of another Facebook user the day after the mosque massacres in Christchurch, New Zealand, that killed 51 people in 2019.

“The Muslims at the #christchurch mosque were not the victims of a single shooter,” read the post on Alissa’s page, according to the Daily Beast. “They were the victims of the entire Islamophobia industry that vilified them.”

During the primaries, Biden spoke at the “Million Muslim Votes” summit hosted by Engage Action where he gave an early indication of his embrace of Obama’s pro-Islam/anti-American approach to terrorism when he promised to lift Trump’s travel ban affecting Muslim-majority countries in response to what he called “an unconscionable rise in Islamophobia.”

Concerning travel bans, Biden called them “racist” in an op-ed last year. “The ‘Muslim Ban,’ this new ‘African Ban,’ Trump’s atrocious asylum and refugee policies — they are all designed to make it harder for black and brown people to immigrate to the United States. It’s that simple. They are racist. They are xenophobic.” (emphasis mine)

By the way, early in his presidency, Trump leaned in the direction of appeasing radical Islam. In a speech given to a Muslim audience during a visit to Saudi Arabia in 2017, he avoided using the words “radical Islamic terrorism” while calling Islam “one of the world’s great faiths.”

Speaking of Trump, the man he appointed to replace James Comey as Director of the FBI in 2017, Christopher Wray, drew parallels between radical Islam and white Americans during congressional hearings investigating the January 6 insurrection.

“The problem of domestic terrorism has been metastasizing across the country for a long time now, and it’s not going away any time soon. We viewed it as such a critical threat that back in June 2019 we elevated racially and ethnically motivated violent extremism to our highest threat priority, on the same level as ISIS and homegrown violent extremists.” (emphasis mine)

Appeasing radical Islam and blaming white America for terrorism was big business during the Obama presidency. He’s the guy who decided that paying ISIS not to take hostages was a better policy than fighting them. And it was during the latter part of his second term that pro-Muslim/anti-American sympathies in the judicial system made being “anti-Muslim” a justifiable reason to deny someone their constitutional rights.

And just like Obama, Joe Biden blames terrorism on white Americans, not radical Islam.


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