I was "lucky" enough to be immersed in a graphic representation of this Left/Islamic convergence here in the United States, during a pro-Hamas march in Washington, DC on December 30, 2008.
The man you see is the organizer of the protest, Brian Becker. According to Discover the Networks he is:
...a Co-Director of Ramsey Clark's International Action Center (IAC) and a steering committee member of International A.N.S.W.E.R. Both are front groups for the Marxist-Leninist Workers World Party (WWP). Through his association with these organizations, Becker has been a prominent figure in the anti-war movement's massive rallies against the war on terror.
The Hard-Left and the Jihad have the same primary goal; to destroy the Western liberal-democratic world order and remake the world in their own image. But the Leftists envision an atheistic centralized state with forced economic/social equality, while the Islamists dream of a state governed by strict Sharia Law.
Does the Left really believe it can ride the backs of its anti-American/Jewish/capitalist fellow-travelers to revolution without allowing a powerful Islamic voice in any new government? Or are they so nihilistic that they'd accept Islamic rule as long as Western capitalism is destroyed? Whatever their strategic vision, they are a threat to our future and must be confronted at all opportunities.
The Iranian Revolution in 1979 was partly instigated by Leftist students, professors and intellectuals, but theocratic Islamic governance emerged from the chaos they created. The Leftists of 2008 are making the same mistake.
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