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Testimony to the US State Department from Mark in Pennsylvania

Posted by Ann Corcoran on May 16, 2016

Editor: This is another copy of testimony submitted in response to my offer to post testimony that readers have sent, or are sending, to the US State Department before May 19th.  Your testimony can be long or short, more detailed or less so.  Just send something!  And, then be sure to copy it to your elected officials.

I’m sure readers will agree with most of what Mark says….even if you don’t agree with his primary reason!

 To Whom It May Concern:

As a citizen of the United States of America, I am writing to give input on the FY 2017 U.S. Refugee Admission Program.

I strongly object to the Program’s pattern of admitting people from countries with languages, cultures and religions that are completely at odds to the current and predominant American language, cultures and religions.

What is being done to the North African, Middle Eastern, and Asian refugees in bringing them to the USA is INHUMANE! The lifestyle in which they are used to living is so radically different from the lifestyles that dominate the American scene. They are being traumatized unnecessarily!

As a clinical social worker, I do therapy with people who have been traumatized by various events. I see and hear the hurt and anguish that they experience on a daily basis. It is not fair to the refugees to bring them to a country that is so foreign to their way of life.

Why is the Federal Government and the various Federal contractors continuing to torture these poor refugees by forcing them into such a radically different environment after they have already experienced such trauma by having to leave their homes and peoples?

Why aren’t these desperate refugees being relocated in countries that are similar to the ones which they are fleeing?

If they come from somewhere in North Africa, surely there is another location in North Africa that is relatively peaceful. If they are fleeing from a region in Asia, surely there is another part of Asia that is not under such strife where they can be easily resettled.

We are now reading about refugees who are asking to return to their homelands because they have not been able to adjust to the European or American environments in which they have been placed. In Europe, some countries have even started paying for their return trips home! What an unnecessary waste of limited financial resources! Don’t bring them to such foreign places in the beginning!

We must avoid such unnecessary trauma on these already devastated adults and children.

I am particularly concerned about the Muslim refugees being exposed to the inherent racism and Islamophobia of American culture, as noted by the Obama administration. Why are these individuals being placed in such dangerous circumstances? Shouldn’t they be placed in predominantly Muslim countries where they will be able to easily assimilate and where they will not be in danger from Islamophobes?

In conclusion, as a clinical social worker I am writing out of concern for the refugees who are already traumatized within their own homelands who are being subjected to further trauma by being forced to relocate in a country that is so completely different from their country of origin. This is all so completely unnecessary! This is all so UNFAIR! Please do not bring any more refugees to the racist and Islamophobic USA! Resettle the refugees in another country that is as close as possible to their current language, culture, and religion. By doing so, you will be helping to preserve what little sanity these traumatized refugees retain and helping them start on the road to healing within a generation.

Thank you for listening.

In the spirit of compassion for the refugees,

By the way, because there are refugees who come to America who subsequently become very disillusioned, we have proposed a ‘repatriation fund’ which would pay their airfare back to their home country. In most cases refugees are trapped here because they simply can’t afford the return ticket.

‘Islamophobia’ is a genuine fear based on copious evidence coming to us from all corners of the world.

This is the eighth testimony in our series leading up to the deadline for testimony on May 19th. Go here for where they are archived. We are posting as many as we can because we know the US State Department has refused in the past to make them public (so much for Obama transparency!).

10 Responses to “Testimony to the US State Department from Mark in Pennsylvania”

  1. kerberos616 said

    Reblogged this on Kerberos616.


  2. Very difficult reading but on the bright side – maybe, just maybe the do-gooders see the error in their ways. Thank you Ann for your hard, tireless, and probably seemingly thankless job you do in educating Americans on this subject. Your blog is one of the first things I look at when my eyes open every day!

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    • Ann Corcoran said

      Thanks Bonnie. Mark makes a good point and it is something we have discussed here previously. Many of the refuges are pawns for the Left (voters!) and serve as cheap labor for big business (thus many Republicans support the program). It isn’t about the well-being of the refugees. If those so eager to bring them here really cared about them they would work to keep them in their own culture in their own part of the world. As for the ‘Islamophobia’ charge, any sane person would have to admit to fearing Islam. I stand as charged. It’s part of the Left’s game to call names in hopes of silencing people. As soon as we get that firmly in our heads and ignore them, we win, they lose. It is all they have!

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  3. sturandot13 said

    “I am particularly concerned about the Muslim refugees being exposed to the inherent racism and Islamophobia of American culture, as noted by the Obama administration.”

    You are an ignorant fool. 1400 years of izlam’s (sic – on purpose) history and what it has wreaked upon non-muzlim cultures throughout the world should have been a tip-off. So too is the words in their quran and the sira and haddith of Mad Mo.

    Want some examples?

    These quotes are from their UN-holy book – the quran:

    2:191-193: “And slay them wherever you come upon them…”

    4:89: “They wish that you should disbelieve as they disbelieve, and then you would be equal; therefore take not to yourselves friends of them, until they emigrate in the way of Allah; then, if they turn their backs, take them, and slay them wherever you find them; take not to yourselves any one of them as friend or helper.”

    5:33: “This is the recompense of those who fight against Allah and His Messenger, and hasten about the earth, to do corruption there: they shall be slaughtered, or crucified, or their hands and feet shall alternately be struck off…”

    8:12: “When thy Lord was revealing to the angels, I am with you; so confirm the believers. I shall cast into the unbelievers hearts terror; so smite above the necks, and smite every finger of them!”

    8:60: “Make ready for them whatever force and strings of horses you can, to terrify thereby the enemy of Allah and your enemy, and others besides them that you know not; Allah knows them. And whatsoever you expend in the way of Allah shall be repaid you in full; you will not be wronged.”

    9:5: “Then, when the sacred months are drawn away, slay the idolaters wherever you find them, and take them, and confine them, and lie in wait for them at every place of ambush. But if they repent, and perform the prayer, and pay the alms, then let them go their way; Allah is All-forgiving, All-compassionate.”

    9:29: “Fight those who believe not in Allah and the Last Day and do not forbid what Allah and His Messenger have forbidden — such men as practice not the religion of truth, being of those who have been given the Book — until they pay the tribute out of hand and have been humbled.”

    9:111: “Allah has bought from the believers their selves and their possessions against the gift of Paradise; they fight in the way of Allah; they kill, and are killed; that is a promise binding upon Allah in the Torah, and the Gospel, and the Koran; and who fulfills his covenant truer than Allah? So rejoice in the bargain you have made with Him; that is the mighty triumph.”

    9:123: “O believers, fight the unbelievers who are near to you; and let them find in you a harshness; and know that Allah is with the godfearing.”

    47:4: “When you meet the unbelievers, smite their necks, then, when you have made wide slaughter among them, tie fast the bonds; then set them free, either by grace or ransom, till the war lays down its loads.”

    Then there is THIS from the muzlim bro’hood:

    From “An Explanatory Memorandum” – Muslim Brotherhood:

    “The Ikhwan [Muslim Brotherhood] must understand that their work in America is a kind of grand Jihad in eliminating and destroying the Western civilization from within and ‘sabotaging’ its miserable house by their hands and the hands of the believers so that it is eliminated and God’s religion is made victorious over all other religions.”

    Finally, here is more of their “plan”:

    From the Muslim Brotherhood: “The Project”:

    Rather than focusing on terrorism as the sole method of group action, as is the case with Al-Qaeda, in perfect postmodern fashion the use of terror falls into a multiplicity of options available to progressively infiltrate, confront, and eventually establish Islamic domination over the West. The following tactics and techniques are among the many recommendations made in The Project:

    * Networking and coordinating actions between like-minded Islamist organizations;

    * Avoiding open alliances with known terrorist organizations and individuals to maintain the appearance of “moderation”;

    * Infiltrating and taking over existing Muslim organizations to realign them towards the Muslim Brotherhood’s collective goals;

    * Using deception to mask the intended goals of Islamist actions, as long as it doesn’t conflict with shari’a law;

    * Avoiding social conflicts with Westerners locally, nationally or globally, that might damage the long-term ability to expand the Islamist power base in the West or provoke a lash back against Muslims;

    * Establishing financial networks to fund the work of conversion of the West, including the support of full-time administrators and workers;

    * Conducting surveillance, obtaining data, and establishing collection and data storage capabilities;

    * Putting into place a watchdog system for monitoring Western media to warn Muslims of “international plots fomented against them”;

    * Cultivating an Islamist intellectual community, including the establishment of think-tanks and advocacy groups, and publishing “academic” studies, to legitimize Islamist positions and to chronicle the history of Islamist movements;

    * Developing a comprehensive 100-year plan to advance Islamist ideology throughout the world;

    * Balancing international objectives with local flexibility;

    * Building extensive social networks of schools, hospitals and charitable organizations dedicated to Islamist ideals so that contact with the movement for Muslims in the West is constant;

    * Involving ideologically committed Muslims in democratically-elected institutions on all levels in the West, including government, NGOs, private organizations and labor unions;

    * Instrumentally using existing Western institutions until they can be converted and put into service of Islam;

    * Drafting Islamic constitutions, laws and policies for eventual implementation;

    * Avoiding conflict within the Islamist movements on all levels, including the development of processes for conflict resolution;

    * Instituting alliances with Western “progressive” organizations that share similar goals;

    * Creating autonomous “security forces” to protect Muslims in the West;

    * Inflaming violence and keeping Muslims living in the West “in a jihad frame of mind”;

    * Supporting jihad movements across the Muslim world through preaching, propaganda, personnel, funding, and technical and operational support;

    * Making the Palestinian cause a global wedge issue for Muslims;

    * Adopting the total liberation of Palestine from Israel and the creation of an Islamic state as a keystone in the plan for global Islamic domination;

    * Instigating a constant campaign to incite hatred by Muslims against Jews and rejecting any discussions of conciliation or coexistence with them;

    * Actively creating jihad terror cells within Palestine;

    * Linking the terrorist activities in Palestine with the global terror movement;

    * Collecting sufficient funds to indefinitely perpetuate and support jihad around the world;

    In reading The Project, it should be kept in mind that it was drafted in 1982 when current tensions and terrorist activities in the Middle East were still very nascent. In many respects, The Project is extremely prescient for outlining the bulk of Islamist action, whether by “moderate” Islamist organizations or outright terror groups, over the past two decades.

    I would suggest this “social worker” seek a cure for their severe case of cranial-rectal inversion, and open their eyes to reality. Why should we, the American people, be forced to pay the price – economically, socially, culturally – for some peoples’ insistence on seeing “unicorns” in the dangerous myth of “multi-culturalism”? (Yes, I know that this individual was against the re-settlement of so-called “refugees”; but he/she was taking a swipe at those of us who are wise to izlam and their lies with his/her “I am particularly concerned about the Muslim refugees being exposed to the inherent racism and Islamophobia of American culture, as noted by the Obama administration.” THAT is why I have stated what I have stated above.

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    • 7delta said

      I love that you quote directly from Qu’ran. We need to do that as often as possible.

      However, I took Mark’s comment as using the left’s Alinsky rule of holding someone or an organization to its own standards. Reverse Alinskyism. I laughed out loud when I read it. Only Mark knows for sure what his angle was, but no matter his intent, I got a kick out of it.

      That does not diminish your factual response straight from one of the only two reliable sources about Islam: Mohammed and Allah. I love it.

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    • To Sturandot13:

      As the author of the above letter, I want to make it clear that I was attempting to use the logic of the Left against itself, particularly in the part where I wrote, “I am particularly concerned about the Muslim refugees being exposed to the inherent racism and Islamophobia of American culture as noted by the Obama administration.”

      In no way do I believe that America is actually a racist or Islamophobic nation. As we all know, Obama has said that Americans have racism in their DNA. If Americans are such a racist and Islamophobic nation (again, according to Obama), then why is the Obama administration bringing so many Muslims to this terrible country? That was the point I was trying to make. I only regret that my attempted use of satire was not more clear to some of my fellow readers.

      I am also quite aware of the atrocities that Muslims in general have committed throughout their history and that they are generally committing now. I also reject the principles and practices of multiculturalism. I appreciate all of your historical research and listing of references from the “quran”. However, your use of name-calling and personal insults negates much of your worthwhile letter.

      You apparently misunderstood ONE sentence from my entire letter and you then proceed to write a long rant that is entirely misdirected at someone who already agrees with the principles espoused by Ms. Corcoran and her blog. I would suggest that you take a deep breath and make sure you understand the entire meaning of a letter before you go off and react to one sentence taken out of context. This is going to be a long battle. We can’t be wasting time attacking our friends.


      • Ann Corcoran said

        Thanks Mark for the clarification. Frankly, I am so accustomed to getting ‘hits’ that I wasn’t sure exactly where you were coming from. Clearly some of our readers took your words seriously (as reported to me privately) and others spotted the satire immediately (I was not one of the latter).

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      • sturandot13 said

        Thank you for your clarification. No, I’m afraid that I did not see it as a reverse application of the Alinsky strategy. My bad. Part of the reason I did not was that you referred to yourself as a “social worker”. Pardon me, but my experience of “social workers” has been somewhat negative over the years. That is part of the reason that the “Islamophobia” sentence was not taken by me as satire.

        All’s well that end’s well…


        • Thanks for your reply.

          I’m sorry that you’ve had somewhat negative experiences with social workers over the years, but I’m not at all surprised to hear such. The vast majority of social workers are quite radical in their political views as well as being control freaks. I’m clearly an anomaly as a constitutional conservative social worker! The combination seems to be fine with my clients here in conservative Western Maryland.

          BTW, I revised my testimony before sending it to the State Department, making it much clearer that I do not believe the USA is racist or Islamophobic and that I do not support multiculturalism.

          Thanks to everyone for your necessary feedback on the original letter!


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