NYPD Surveillance of Muslims is GOOD!!
The New York City Police Department (“NYPD”) has been under fire for its proactive attempt to identify potential Muslim extemists/terrorists BEFORE they hurt anyone. Where to find potential Islamic extremists? Where the Muslims are!! Thus, the NYPD has been properly watching mosques, college student associations and Muslim communities in general. The mainstream media is quick to paint this legitimate investigation technique as the suppression of individual liberties, invoking the imagery of Orwell’s “Big Brother”. The City College of New York (“CUNY”) went so for as to say “Absent specific evidence linking a member of the City College community to criminal activity, we do not condone this kind of investigation.” Thanks for weighing in CUNY, very helpful… How does a law enforcement agency get “specific evidence” without LOOKING for it? So the NYPD visited websites, blogs and other online forums as part of the investigation. A liitle tip here for those of you who did not go to law school: IF YOU PUBLISH SOMETHING ON THE INTERNET FOR ALL TO SEE IT IS NOT PRIVATE!! As soon as you hit the “send/post” button ANYBODY is entitled to look at it. If college students have a meeting of any kind, and invite folks they do not know to attend, there is no REASONABLE expectation of privacy at that meeting! (Am I getting too aggitated here?) Numerous colleges made downright idiotic statements that they are concerned that the NYPD investigation infringes students’ freedom of speech. The NYPD viewing the internet or sending undercover officers to meetings open to the public does not infringe on anyone’s freedom of speech or freedom of association. The press in divulging NYPD counter-terrorism methodology has only assisted Muslim extremists. They now have a bit more knowledge about how to fly under the radar of legitimate law enforcement techniques. All this whining and crying about infringement of civil liberties makes me sick. The idea that Muslim extremists bent on killing Americans should not be sought out until AFTER they commit a crime is ludicrous. Little more then ten years after September 11, 2001 are we to forget the FACT that the attacks were carried out by Muslim extremists in the name of Islam? No!
NEVER FORGET & NEVER FORGIVE!!
Here is an article I did on the NYPD “Third Jihad” DVD controversy.
Here is a review I did on the DVD “Islam What the West Needs to Know”.
THIS NYPD program netted 40 plus terror arrests!!!!!!!! [Local CBS report added 2/27/12 6:30 pm est]
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