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September 02, 2010

Shock: Ground Zero Mosque Investor Donated to Terrorist Front "Holy Land Foundation"

To be fair, before the State Department realized the Holy Land Foundation was a terrorist front.

So, like, this guy couldn't have known or anything. No one could possibly have known that the Holy Land Foundation was really a terrorist front. Because we know all the Muslim money flowing into Palestine was going to buy books & babyfood.

Oh wait, no, that was our money, and oh yeah, Israeli money.

Just a big misunderstanding, really.

One of the key players in Sharif El-Gamal's Mosque near Ground Zero is Egyptian born businessman, Hisham Elzanaty. Fox 5 News has learned exclusively and confirmed with Mr. Elzanaty’s attorney that Elzanaty made a “significant investment” in the development of the mosque near Ground Zero.

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Fox 5 News has also learned that in 1999 Hisham Elzanaty sent money to an organization that would later be deemed by the U.S. government to be a terrorist group.

The organization was the Holy Land Foundation for Relief and Development, also known as HLF. The now defunct group’s 1999 tax records show Elzanaty contributed more than $6,000 to HLF.

Two years later, in 2001, HLF was shut down by the federal government and designated as a global terrorist. After a mistrial in 2007, in 2008 five HLF leaders were convicted of providing material support to Hamas.

In related news: Islamaphobes!

I thought this was a pretty snarky/real point by the way:

maybe you can tell me; how's it an issue of religious freedom if the building isn't a mosque but a community center?

Via Cubachi, or "Cubachi," as she's known on Twitter.


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