Ilhan Omar Keeps Digging Hole on 9/11 Remark

Ilhan Omar Keeps Digging Hole on 9/11 Remark

Ilhan Omar Keeps Digging Hole on 9/11 Remark

You know the saying, When you find yourself in a hole, stop digging? Apparently Ilhan Omar didn’t get that memo, or is too dense to understand it. Or maybe she’s so entrenched in her disdain for America that she refuses to stop making stupid remarks about 9/11.

As you recall, last month Omar addressed a banquet of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (the notorious CAIR) when she said this:

“CAIR was founded after 9/11 because they recognized that some people did something and that all of us were starting to lose access to our civil liberties.”

“Some people who did something” — kinda like drunks trashing an alley after closing time.

Needless to say, that upset a whole lotta folks. Like the New York Post, which ran this cover:

Texas Rep. Dan Crenshaw also took Omar to task, tweeting this:

“First member of Congress to ever describe terrorists who killed thousands of Americans on 9/11 as “some people who did something.”

“Unbelievable.”

But guess who has Omar’s back? Ding, ding, ding — it’s Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to the rescue!

Criticizing a decorated Navy SEAL who lost an eye fighting true terrorists, rather than hordes of imaginary “right-wing extremists” who inhabit AOC’s pea brain was a stupid move. But then again, this is AOC we’re talking about here. No one will ever confuse her with the late Jeane Kirkpatrick.

But as I said above, Ilhan Omar doesn’t know when to stop digging. So she just picked up her shovel again and tweeted this, where she asked if President Bush was “downplaying the terrorist attack” after 9/11:

Ilhan Omar also compared her comments about “some people who did something” with President George Bush’s impromptu speech after 9/11 at Ground Zero:

The ever-liberal Washington Post sent out its “fact-checkers” (notice that I use those words in quotes) to defend Ilhan Omar:

“When we listened to the whole speech, we were reminded of President George W. Bush’s phrasing in two famous moments after the Sept. 11 attacks.”

Of course they were. But they’re grasping at straws to defend the indefensible.

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Credit: giphy.com.

Do you remember how you felt after the 9/11 attacks? Of course you do. I was in a funk for weeks afterwards, even though I live in the middle of the country, nowhere near New York.

My mother called me later that week to ask if I was “over it yet.” I answered, “No.” She was still upset, too. I imagine I was feeling the same way she did after Pearl Harbor, when she was only 17 and knew that war was imminent.

But President Bush’s Ground Zero speech was a highlight of a miserable week. And those shouts of USA! USA! by the emergency workers served to uplift my spirits.

I don’t get the same vibes from Ilhan Omar. Instead, I find her to be someone who would never shout USA! USA! after a terror attack, but instead do anything she could to whitewash the source. Does she give her first loyalty to the nation or to Islam? She can say pretty words about “living up to the ideals of fighting for liberty and justice,” but she also throws down this:

“To me, I say, raise hell. Make people uncomfortable.”

Just keep digging that hole, Omar. Just keep digging. You’ll find that you’re alienating people instead of winning them over to your point of view.

 

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27 Comments
  • GWB says:

    You refuse to cosponsor the 9/11 Victim’s Compensation Fund
    Which existed since 2001 or so. So… WTFO? Yeah, she thinks she’s so brave because she’s RE-authorizing something that has been re-authorized every year since 2001.

    In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind almost ALL US domestic terrorist killings.
    And THAT is just a crock full of sh*t, a mother-f*ing lie, and heinous slander to boot.

    and the people who knocked these buildings down
    is DRAMATICALLY grammatically different from
    some people who did something
    “The” vs “some”, “knocked these buildings down” vs “did something”. Bush didn’t identify the perpetrators because he didn’t have to, but he said “THE people”, meaning a group of 19 terrorists. He said what they did. She made a nebulous reference to unidentified people who committed an unspecified act.
    One is off-the-cuff. The other is islamist taqiyya.

    Does she give her first loyalty to the nation or to Islam?
    I’m honestly not sure if her loyalty is to islam or to progressivism. Either one could simply be a tool to achieve the other. (After all, both involve the destruction of the free republic of the USA.) Given her upbringing, though, I’m going with islam for now.

    • d steppe says:

      It’s always someone else’s fault. It’s revolting that she’s receiving death threats, but it is not because of anything Trump said. It’s what SHE said! Own up to it, girl!

      • Its revolting that she is in our country, where are your common sense priotities, cant you see whats happening in France ?

      • Burna says:

        She needs to find herself another country. Where she will find happiness. We don’t need her here. We will be happy without her. Who made the decision to bring the likes of her to our country needs their heads examined. This is the thanks we get for trying to help. How many of our tax dollars have gone to her upkeep since she has been here. Just make everyone happy pack up your things and leave.

      • Oathkeeper says:

        She says it with a smirk, now denies she was disrespectful. If congress doesn’t remove her, or her voting constituents, then her doubled Secret Service detail may not be enough.

  • GWB says:

    Oh, and I meant to say that top pic is great. Nicely done, someone.

  • TMLutas says:

    Omar saying some people did something is a cover. The core falsehood is that CAIR was founded in 2001 to counter anti-muslim activity after 9/11. It actually was funded because Muslims got upset at an Arnold Schwarzenegger movie, True Lies, that was released that year.

    • Steverino says:

      And CAIR posted a billboard in Hollywood claiming Bin Laden was being smeared as a terrorist after his first attack on the WTC in 1993.

    • Ed says:

      I first heard of CAIR after the first attempt on the World Trade Center in 1993. You’re right about the reason for why it started you’re just off a few years with the founding.

  • Chuba says:

    “In 2018, right-wing extremists were behind almost ALL US domestic terrorist killings.”

    She got any supporting data for that? Or is she just talkin’ out of her toilet face again?

    • Bill g says:

      There’s a study out there claiming it. However, it lists almost anything not done by someone screaming ‘allah akhbar’ as having been done by a right-wing terrorist.

  • Flying Dutchman says:

    A couple of things:

    1. The WP is suggesting some sort of equivalence between GWB’s off-the-cuff speech given 3 days after the 11 September attack, and prepared remarks given 17+ years later. Yeahright.

    2. Rep. Ocasio-Cortez would do well to pay heed to a dictum that we live by in clinical research: “In God We Trust; all others please provide data.”

    • JaronJoyner says:

      I suggest if Omar and her Muslim-Buddy and AOC-Can’t keep their Big-Mouths Shut-Then they all need to leave Congress and our Government.They have done Nothing but cause trouble since they Arrived-Nothing good for our Country.Pelosi-Has Lost Control of These Democrats-Maybe she needs to go with them.

  • Bill G says:

    First line from wiki about CAIR: The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) was created as an “organization that challenges stereotypes of Islam and Muslims” (CAIR letter to Vice President Gore, June 10, 1995)

  • Steverino says:

    It’s worth remembering that we did not know who hit us on Sep 11 two days after the attack, when Bush said this, so he could not know who these people were to call them by name. Sep 11 happened on a Tuesday. I lived in Austin, TX. The following Saturday, I drove around town to see if people had their flags up but few did because most people did not own flags. The flags took six weeks to hit the shops.

    However, I came across a protester at the state Capitol, wrapped in a bedsheet. He claimed that we should not retaliate against who ever had hit us because they had a good reason for doing so.

    So, Bush did not know precisely who it was, yet. However, the despicable Ilhan Omar knows damn well who hit us on Sep 11 and she seeks to minimize the atrocity and disguise and deny the authors of it.

  • Owenmagoo says:

    In 2016, one Muslim killed the same amount of people that were reportedly killed by right wing extremists in 2018, in a single shooting.

  • Johann Amadeus Metesky says:

    Some questions for Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib. What are the chances any mainstream journalist will ever ask them?:

    Are you a part of the Ummah? Ummah means “nation” in Arabic. Is Islam a nationality?

    To what do you owe your allegiance, the United States Constitution, or the Ummah?

    Are Jews a nation?

    Do the Kurds deserve their own sovereign country?

    Are Christians being persecuted in Egypt, Nigeria, and China?

    Have you ever used the Arabic words Abed, Ebed, or Abeed as a reference to black people? Have you ever heard those words used in that context? If so, how did you react? Did you express any disagreement?

    Have you ever heard the Arabic phrase, “Itbach al yahood”? If so, how did you react? Did you express any disagreement? What does that phrase mean? [Slaughter the Jews]

    Should Shariah supercede American law?

    When were you first taught that Jews were evil? How did you react?

    How would you feel if one of your children converted to Judaism?

    Is Linda Sarsour a woman of color? Was Ofra Haza a woman of color?

    Why have you been silent about the case of Isaam Akel, a Palestinian-American resident of east Jerusalem who has been sentenced to life in prison at hard labor? Is it because he’s in a Palestinian prison for the crime of selling land to a Jew? Do you think he was shown leniency by not being executed?

    Israel has been accused of practicing apartheid. How would you describe a law that makes it a capital crime to sell land to people of a certain ethnicity?

    In the late 1940s and early 1950s, three quarters of a million Sephardi Jews were expelled from the Muslim lands of their births. Should they be compensated for their property losses? Should their descendants have a right to return to those countries, with full political rights?

    Can you suggest a good book on the history of the Palestinian nation in the 18th and 19th centuries?

    Christian anti-Semitism is well-documented historical phenomenon. The modern day Catholic church and other Christian denominations have expressed contrition and moved away from those medieval hatreds. What have you done to confront historic Muslim Jew-hatred?

  • WILLIAM ORR says:

    WHY IN GODS NAME DOES THIS PERSON NOT GO BACK TO THE COUNTRY SHE EMIGRATED FROM AND ENJOY LIFE THERE. HER COMMENTS ARE DIRECTED TO ONLY ONE FIELD AND THAT IS MUSLIM FIELD. SHE IS NOT CONCERNED WITH ALL OF THE PEOPLE. LISTEN CAREFULLY TO WHAT SHE SAYS. HER REMARKS ARE UNHOLY AND I DO HOPE THE WRATH OF GOD REACHES HER. I CAN NOT UNDERSTAND WHY NANCY HAS PUT UP WITH HER NEW MEMBERS THAT HAVE BEEN GIVEN A GOOD AMOUNT OF INK THEY ARE OUTSMARTING HER. NANCY IS A BIG GIRL SHE CAN PUT A LID ON THIS DISRUPTIVE HATE WOMAN AND HER FRIENDS. IN THE PAST I HAD NO BAD FEELINGS FOR MUSLIMS BUT NOW WITH HER REPRESENTING THEM I AM RETHINKING MY FEELINGS. SHE HATES AND HATES AND SHE IS USING HER POSITION TO FURTHER HER USUAL SICK FEELINGS AND BELIEFS. THAT CAME FROM SOMEWHERE. MY ADVICE TO HER IS GO BACK TO WHERE YOU CAME FROM. MAKE THAT COUNTRY HER IDEAL COUNTRY.

  • DEEBEE says:

    Being a “small” time commodities trader, I got my a$$ handed to me that morning. It was a large enough sum of money for engaging some people to do something to Ilhan.
    But money aside, this brown immigrant — an American — only felt how dare they — people or terrorists.

  • Walt says:

    ALL MUSLIMS SHOULD BE DEPORTED FROM THE USA. THEY DON’T ASSIMULATE INTO AMERICAN CULTURE. AND SHOULD NEVER BE ALLOWED IN USA CONGRESS OR ANY OTHER GOVERNMENTAL OFFICE. THEY ARE ISLAMIC AND WILL KILL, RAPE, ROBE, MURDER NON-ISLAMIC PEOPLE.

  • Walt says:

    MUSLIMS THAT PRACTICE SHARIA LAWS, SOME ARE LISTED BELOW

    • Muslim men have sexual rights to any woman/girl not wearing the Hijab (see Taha rush).
    • A man can marry an infant girl and consummate the marriage when she is 9 years old.
    • Girls’ clitoris should be cut (Muhammad’s words, Book 41, Kitab Al-Adab, Hadith 5251).
    • You can rape, marry divorce pre-pubescent girls.(Quran 65:4).
    • You can enslave for sex and work.(Quran 4:3, 4:24, 33:50, 79:29-30).
    • You can beat women.(Quran 4:3)
    • Crucify and amputate non-Muslims.(Quran 8:12, 47:4)
    • You will behead non-Muslims.(Quran 8:12, 47:4)
    • Theft is punishable by amputation of the hands (Quran 5:38).
    • Kill Jews and Christians if they do not convert or pay Jizya tax
    chapter 8 (booty/spoils of war) Steal from non-Muslims
    • You will kill non-Muslims to receive 72 virgins in heaven (Quran 9:111)
    • You will kill and be killed for Allah (verse of the sword) (Quran 9:5)
    • Criticizing or denying any part of the Quran is punishable by death.
    • Criticizing Muhammad or denying that he is a prophet is punishable by death.
    • Criticizing or denying Allah is punishable by death (see Allah moon god).
    • A Muslim who becomes a non-Muslim is punishable by death (See Compulsion).
    • A non-Muslim who leads a Muslim away from Islam is punishable by death.
    • You will kill anyone who leaves Islam (Quran 2:217, 4:89).
    • A non-Muslim man who marries a Muslim woman is punishable by death.
    • A woman or girl who has been raped cannot testify in court against her rapist(s).
    • Testimonies of 4 male witnesses are required to prove rape of a female (Quran 24:13).
    • A woman or girl who alleges rape without producing 4 male witnesses is guilty of adultery.
    • A woman or girl found guilty of adultery is punishable by death (see “Islamophobia”).
    • A male convicted of rape can have his conviction dismissed by marrying his victim.
    • You will terrorize non-Muslims.(Quran 8:12, 8:6)
    • You will behead non-Muslims.(Quran 8:12, 47:4)
    • A woman can have 1 husband, who can have up to 4 wives; Muhammad can have more.
    • A man can beat his wife for insubordination (Quran 4:34 and Religion of Peace).
    • A man can unilaterally divorce his wife; a wife needs her husband’s consent to divorce.
    • A divorced wife loses custody of all children over 6 years of age or when they exceed it.
    • A woman’s testimony in court, allowed in property cases, carries ½ the weight of a man’s.
    • A female heir inherits half of what a male heir inherits (see Mathematics in Quran).
    • A woman cannot speak alone to a man who is not her husband or relative.
    • Meat to eat must come from animals that have been sacrificed to Allah – i.e., be “Halal.”
    – Crucify and amputate non-Muslims (Quran 8:12, 47:4)
    • Muslims should engage in Taqiyya and lie to non-Muslims to advance Islam.(Quran 3:54, 9:3, 16:106, 40:28)
    • Lo! Allah hath bought from the believers their lives and their wealth because the Garden will be theirs: they shall fight in the way of Allah and shall slay and be slain.(Quran 9:111 ).

  • Geraldine Biondolillo says:

    Thanks to all the liberals who have enabled this abomination to take place. We now have an “enemy of the people” sitting in American Congress! For shame.

  • GWB says:

    A few people here are a bit incensed, I think. Perhaps beyond their ability to rationally communicate.
    Calm down, folks, and focus.

  • John M says:

    When is Nancy going to put her over her knee and give her a good spanking?
    Forget that idea, she might actually like that stuff!

  • Isaac Bensussen says:

    Ihlan Omar keeps on blabbing stupidity after stupidity because Nancy Pelosi does not control her or refuses to control her. She should have been expelled from the Foreign Affairs the first time she started trowing Anti-Semitism in Congress.

  • Daniel Hanover says:

    So, some people did something, and then almost 3,000 were dead, and the buildings came down, and Manhattan was all messed up, and a lot of kids in Jersey and New York and CT didn’t have moms and dads, and that’s what happened. Nancy Pelosi thinks you shouldn’t threaten this poor girl. Jeesh!

  • bernie says:

    What has she to gain to be so dead set on making America hate her. It carries over to all Islam. Mn, I am so ashamed of her, as I so love our state.

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