Friday, March 5, 2010

I-Team Report: Pillar of the State Police

Illinois State Police: Oops, Should Have Done A Thorough Background Check On Our Muslim Chaplain Sheikh Kifah Mustapha...

Never fear, C.A.I.R. & ACLU to the rescue.
March 3, 2010 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- The Illinois State Police Department currently has 37 chaplains or volunteer clergy who provide spiritual support for troopers, other employees and their families. Most are Christian; some are Jewish; and until last December, none was Muslim. That is when a Chicago Islamic leader named Kifah Mustapha went through the training and became the department's first Muslim chaplain, its 'pillar of the state police.' [..]

Early this year, Steve Emerson's terrorism research project Web site began posting videos and documents critical of Mustapha and questioning his appointment as an Illinois State Police chaplain.

"His appointment in Illinois is one of the most shocking developments and demonstrations of government ineptitude that I have ever seen," said Emerson.

When that criticism of Mustapha trickled back to Illinois State Police, things changed.

According to a police statement, "in early January, the ISP became aware that Mr. Mustapha was potentially identified as a member of the Muslim Brotherhood's Palestine Committee. An immediate review of our background process began."

As for Mustapha himself, despite being a very public figure on radio and TV, he asked CAIR to speak for him until the state police determine whether to allow him as a chaplain "[More..]
Naturally CAIR & ACLU is trying to discredit Emerson. Facts don't lie, but when does CAIR or ACLU worry about solid proof?

Be sure to read it all and watch the video. I tried to embed but it wouldn't work.

Cross posted at Jawa Report

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