Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The Voice Of Credibility: Billy Graham's Son Franklin On Obama's Refusal To Say "Islamic Terrorism"

Franklin Graham calls out Obama on 'Islamic terrorism'
By BOB UNRUH In World Net Daily
One of America’s most prominent faith leaders is calling out President Obama for refusing to recognize and acknowledge the threat from Islamic radicalism and terrorism.
In a Facebook post Monday, Franklin Graham, the chief of Samaritan’s Purse, pointed out that Obama, during his statements about the weekend’s massacre by a radical Islamic terrorist at a bar for homosexuals, refused to call it an act of radical Islamic terrorism.
Obama throughout his presidency has refused to say the words Islamic terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism. Often, he’s suggested that Islam actually is peaceful and those who carry out violence and terror against innocent victims in the name of Islam actually are wrong about Islam.
Graham, however, said it’s apparent that’s not really right, and Obama needs to recognize that.
“I appreciate President Barack Obama speaking to the nation yesterday in the wake of the Orlando massacre. He was right in saying that this tragic shooting was an act of terror and hate,” Graham wrote.
“But why didn’t he say it was an act of radical Islamic terrorism?”
“Mr. President, with all due respect, don’t forget Fort Hood; don’t forget the Boston Marathon; don’t forget San Bernardino; and don’t forget 9/11. What do they all have in common? They were all Islamic terrorists carrying out their treachery in the name of their religion.”
Graham continued, “Mr. President, your administration has cut our military to the bone, and some experts say we’re the weakest we have been in modern times. It’s time we were rebuilding our military force worldwide to take on this enemy. It’s time we tighten America’s borders until we can clearly vet those we’re letting into the country.
“Mr. President, how many more American lives have to be lost before you understand the threat radical Islam is to every freedom-loving person?”
Obama called the attack by Omar Mateen, who in dialogue with police during the attack openly pledged his support to ISIS, the Middle East Islamic terror horde that has been blamed for the deaths of thousands through horrific execution methods including drowning in a cage, tying explosives around victims’ necks and exploding them, beheadings, crucifixions and even burying victims alive, “terror and an act of hate.”
Obama claimed to want to “spare no effort to determine” Mateen’s “inspiration.”
Then Obama turned political, talking about gun control, and whether the U.S. wants to be a country where it is “easy” … “for someone to get their hands on a weapon that lets them shoot people in a school, or in a house of worship, or a movie theater, or in a nightclub.”
The shooting happened at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida, and as of early Monday, 49 were confirmed dead. Many others remained hospitalized, some in critical conditions.
Mateen, 29, reportedly drove several hours from his home in Port St. Lucie, Florida, to the “gay” bar early Sunday and, armed with a rifle and a handgun, shot more than 100.
SWAT team members eventually stormed the building, and Mateen was killed.
ISIS had called for Muslims in America to attack and kill people during Islam’s current month of Ramadan, an event Obama celebrates every year in the White House.

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