Michele Bachmann (R.-Minn.) is concerned about Huma Abedin, deputy chief of staff for Secretary of State Hilary Clinton.
She cites “familial connections to the Muslim Brotherhood” and raises concerns over Abedin’s security clearance.
Read it all here.
James Zogby, president of the Arab American Institute, has weighed in on the letters sent by Michele Bachmann and others alleging Muslim Brotherhood “infiltration” of the United States Government.
In an article on the Huffington Post, he writes, “The evidence the Representatives present to back up their ominous warnings is, at best, slight — in some cases, creating a “straw man” out of a single reed of straw.”
Read the whole piece here.
According to the Arab News, transportation costs consume half of a woman’s income in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
What possible reason could there be in the 21st century to forbid women to drive?
From an American perspective, it looks like a thinly disguised make-work project to employ men as chauffeurs!
According to Salon.com, Michele Bachmann, “the Minnesota Republican, joined by Republican Reps. Trent Franks, Louie Gohmert, Thomas Rooney and Lynn Westmoreland, sent letters to the inspectors general of five government agencies responsible for national security to demand they investigate infiltration by the Muslim Brotherhood into the highest reaches of the federal government.”
Alex Seitz-Wald also reports that “Bachmann’s fellow Minnesota congressman, Keith Ellison, a Democrat, wrote a letter to Bachmann and her co-signers yesterday [12 July] demanding they provide evidence to support their accusations, or drop their claims.”
What’s your take?