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Holder Declares the War on Terror Back On

Attorney General Eric Holder Sunday acknowledged that the United States is in a “war” against terror, just about a year and a half after President Obama declared the war over.

It was May 23, 2013 when the president arrived at the National Defense University in Washington to say it was time to put all this talk of war to rest:

Our systematic effort to dismantle terrorist organizations must continue, but this war, like all wars, must end. That’s what history advises; that’s what our democracy demands . . . We must define our effort not as a boundless”‘Global War on Terror,” but rather as a series of persistent, targeted efforts to dismantle specific networks of violent extremists that threaten America

Sunday, Holder suggested those statements were no longer operative. The war, it appears, is on again!

Holder acknowledged the war on terror while he was busy dodging questions on two Sunday talk shows about whether we were fighting Islamist terrorists. Which is too bad because we’re fighting . . . Islamist terrorists.

“Well, I would say we are at war with terrorists who commit these heinous acts and who…use Islam. They use a corrupted version of Islam to justify their actions,” he said on one show.

“Well, I certainly think that we are at war with those who would commit terrorist attacks and who would corrupt the Islamic faith in the way that they do, to try to justify their terrorist actions,” he said on another.

Have a look.

This is not just semantics.

A war requires a comprehensive strategy, constant attention, and a high level of commitment. “Persistent, targeted efforts” require monitoring, sporadic activity, and donuts.

Now here’s something I didn’t think I’d be saying today: Thank you, Eric Holder.

22 Responses to Holder Declares the War on Terror Back On

  1. They use a corrupted version of Islam to justify their actions,” he said on one show. SNIP

    I will cast terror into the hearts of the unbelievers, so strike [them] upon the necks [behead them] and strike from them every fingertip. (Koran 8:12).

    Then, when the sacred months have passed, slay the idolaters wherever you find them—seize them, besiege them, and make ready to ambush them! (Koran 9:5).

    Fight those among the People of the Book [Christians and Jews] who do not believe in Allah nor the Last Day, who do not forbid what Allah and His Messenger have forbidden, and who do not embrace the religion of truth [Islam], until they pay the jizya with willing submissiveness and feel themselves utterly subdued. (Koran 9:29).

    • It’s going to take a massive effort across all nations to rid ourselves of this blight.
      They are becoming like locusts and if this administration does not realize that soon, the God loving people of this world will be in dire straits.
      I hope that the God of the true Bible comes to our rescue soon.

      • The one that has everything to do with forcing submission, child-rape (one of Mo’s wives was Aisha whom he married when she was five or six) and violence in general expurgated.

        Guess what? You’d have to remove Mo from the Koran.

  2. Holder sickens me, he is part of the reason the “war on terrorism” ended when it wasn’t finished (it never will be). Isn’t he the one that gives the recommendation and then final OK to release the terrorists of Gitmo? Isn’t he the one that calls attacks on our Military bases/hospitals “work place violence”. I am so ticked off that his decisions have direct cause and effect on the senseless waste of law abiding human life,our soldiers lives and time and our money.Why? Holder/Obama/crew have spent their time in office playing politics with terrorists! he is to a large extent why the US is in the predicament we are in. As a side note: didn’t Holder resign from his position? was that another lie? so done with them.

  3. It is obvious that Obama and Holder support the Muslim brotherhood and the action of all who want to kill us.

    Since Obama lived in a Muslim country and attended a Muslim school it should be apparent that he supports them. He also went to Pakistan with his school buddy back in the day.

    Obama did say once that the Muslim call to payer is awesome, or words to that affect.
    Valeria Jarret born in Iran. How many clues before it all becomes “Elementary my dear Watson”

  4. Well, the reason they are doing this Keith is they want to pressure Republicans into fulling funding Obama’s amnesty and human trafficking agenda. “We are at war! Give Obama all the money he needs with no strings attached!” This shouldn’t be hard to do because a majority of Republicans are bought and paid for by K street.

    This is particularly sickening because Obama is making this country less safe while at the same time demanding all the funding to continue those policies.

  5. Thanks, Mr. Attorney General. I think that the White House summit on February 18 should solve the world-wide issue of Islamic Terrorism.

    In the meantime, Obama is working on a czar to head the effort.

    We can’t wait!

  6. don’t bother to thank Holder just yet, Keith. they’re purposely phrasing everything about this “terror summit” in wiggle words so they can be inclusive of ALL sorts of groups, not just Islamists.

    you just wait and see: there will be breakout sessions at the conference about confronting Tea Party violence and white supremacists.

    another prediction: Israel will not be invited to participate, just as they have not been invited to attend other terror-related meetings the Obama WH has convened. (because I mean heck, what could Israel possibly teach anyone about combating terrorism, right?)