CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 2, 2016 – A single soldier with Muslim heritage is being manipulated by a political campaign and a willing media to demonize the opposition when hundreds of other people have been slaughtered in cold blood elsewhere.
In the month of July, there were numerous attacks in Europe, particularly France and Germany, where hundreds of innocent people were killed by terrorists.
Yet what dominates the news in the United States? Political manipulation of the parents of a Muslim-American soldier who was killed in Iraq.
The hysteria started when the Clinton campaign brought out Khizr Khan, the father of a captain killed in Iraq, at the Democratic National Convention. Khan attacked Republican nominee Donald Trump during his time on stage, and, not surprisingly, Trump responded.
Perhaps the argument that Khizr Khan appeared in honor of his son is legitimate, but as the saying goes, “There are two sides to every story.” Unfortunately, the mainstream media is only regurgitating the Clinton version.
That is not to say that Hillary’s side is inaccurate. Rather, it is simply meant to show that the facts are being overlooked and both aspects of the controversy are not being told. In that sense, Khan’s “sympathy” efforts are working. That is not surprising, given his Muslim heritage and Clinton’s legacy.
Ignored by the mainstream, but reported by Paul Bedard of the Washington Examiner, is that Khan is an immigration lawyer who specializes in allowing immigrants to buy their way into the United States.
Bedard writes that Khan is directly involved with something called the EB-5 program, which “has been caught up in multiple scandals and critics are pressing Congress to kill it.”
The above revelation is nothing new for a scandal-ridden candidate like Hillary Clinton.
The EB-5 program is literally a “citizenship for sale” deal where entire families can purchase U.S. visas. One observer termed it “the Walmart of investor visa programs.”
That means that Khizr Khan, who was literally standing behind Hillary Clinton at the DNC and who is also standing behind the image of his son as one of those “peaceful Muslims,” could lose massive amounts of personal income if the EB-5 program is killed.
That brings new light to the humble images of the Khans that were televised into our living rooms last week.
As Robert Spencer of “Jihad Watch” further points out, “Khizr Khan, and the Clinton campaign, have extensive ties to the Saudis – far more extensive than any possible connection that Donald Trump’s campaign may have had to Russia’s alleged involvement in the leak of emails that revealed that the entire Democratic Party presidential nominating process was rigged from the start. Not that the mainstream media will pause from speculating about Trump and the Russians long enough to tell you any facts about Khizr Khan, Hillary and the Saudis.”
The Clintons are extremely proud of their so-called foundation, despite the fact that it was never mentioned during the Democratic Convention. Why would they? That would be opening Pandora’s box, which would force the press to investigate.
The truth is the Saudi government, like numerous other governments and highly connected individuals, have “donated” millions of dollars to the Clinton Foundation.
Saudi Arabia has also invested billions of dollars into spreading their strain of Wahhabi Islam throughout the world, which is the root of most of the terror we are witnessing today.
How quickly we forget that most of the terrorists on 9/11 were Saudis.
So ask yourself, if you are a Saudi businessman making millions of dollars from a shady visa program with ties to the Democratic presidential candidate through your national heritage, which foments terror throughout the world, whom will you support? Especially when the opposition has been outspoken about eliminating Islamic terror by denying immigrants access to our country.
Honor killings and taqqiya, or lying, have been an Islamic strategy since the seventh century. Why then would a Saudi businessman have any qualms about using his own son as means of perpetuating his goals?
Harsh as it may sound, Khan’s son was in a huge minority regarding his allegiance to the United States by comparison to the percentage of Muslims who will do anything to reduce our way of life to rubble.
Robert Spencer has it right when he asks, “Is that why Khizr Khan, brimming with self-righteous indignation and misleading disinformation about the relationship of Islamic jihad terrorism to Islam, was not only featured at the Democratic National Convention but has dominated the news cycle ever since?”
Once again American are being “Khanned.”
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Bob Taylor has been traveling the world for more than 30 years as a writer and award-winning television producer focusing on international events, people and cultures around the globe.
Taylor is founder of the Magellan Travel Club (www.MagellanTravelClub.com)
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