John Conyers has had 50 years of privilege serving his Detroit district in the U.S. House of Representatives. He sat on the podium with his friend Louis Abdul Haleem Farrakhan, as Farrakhan delivered a rousing sermon, calling for a separate court system for black Americans. Farrakhan, the Grand Wizard of the Nation of Islam (NOI), now owned by Scientology, wants blacks to rely on the Quran and Bible to set-up their own, fairer, legal system, for blacks only and Democrat John Conyers was there to hear it all.
“Has America been just to us?” he asked the crowd.
“No,” the crowd responded
“So … if we retaliate, you can bring out your soldiers. We got some, too.” ~ Louis Farrakhan Source: BizPacReview
The speech above was given on the last day of a four-day Nation of Islam conference in Detroit. Conyers agrees with the Nation of Islam that the U.S. is headed for destruction unless we obey the word of God. I agree with that, as well, but Conyers didn’t clarify if it is “God” or “god” we should obey. Words do matter.
Farrakhan’s “sermon” was a three-hour event in front of a crowd of 18,000 Muslims, who are now irreparably tied to (have become a subsidiary of) Scientology through a $2.3 million deal paid to Farrakhan. It makes total sense; both organizations have special relationships with UFO’s, but outside of that nuttiness, the Nation of Islam’s brand of Islam is not respected by “real” Arab Muslims, and according to Daniel Pipes, will “go out of business before long in favor of normative Islam (the sort that comes out of Arabia).”
On May 17, 2013, Conyers attended another Farrakhan event in Detroit. The Anti-Defamation League (ADL reported it this way (and said it was “typical” of many of Farrakhan speeches):
Farrakhan referred to “Satanic Jews” and the “Synagogue of Satan” controlling America’s government and other sectors, reportedly stating that President Barack Obama “surrounded himself with Satan…members of the Jewish community.”
Farrakhan also said that the Jewish people “have mastered the civilization now, but they’ve mastered it in evil… Who’s the owner of Hollywood that creates images and makes the people think that what is created on the screen is the way we should live? That’s Satan…Satan has devoured much of humanity.”
“The people that own Hollywood,” Farrakhan added, are “the same people that control your press, the same people that control your media, the same people who are the publishers the same people who are the distributors, the same Synagogue of Satan, and they put you before the world in this disgraceful matter.” Source: The Blaze via Detroit Free Press
Conyers, one of the founders of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC), had to denounce that Jew-hating ugliness, but they’ve made-nice since, and Conyers is back in the fold, just in time for the Muslim mid-term vote, and no doubt some fund-raising, and in exchange, Farrakhan has the protection of a powerful Congressman.
Here’s a look at Conyers’ record:
● Conyers is the one Congressman who publicly admitted he didn’t even consider reading the ObamaCare legislation.
● Conyers has deep ties to corruption in Detroit through his wife, and to organized socialism and communism.
Conyers is famous for threatening people with guns, getting into a shouting match with the Council president — while in session — during which she called him “Shrek,” getting into another shouting match with another Council member during which she “made fun of his hearing, his lack of college degree and started rumors that he has cancer,”…
Update 6-28-09: Monica Conyers plead guilty in a Detroit court on June 26th to “accepting cash bribes in exchange for supporting a sludge contract with a Houston company.”
She pled guilty to conspiring to commit corruption and was sentenced to 37 months in prison. She accepted “at least $6,000 in exchange for her support of a $1.2 billion waste disposal contract….” She served 27 months in a federal prison nick-named “Camp Cupcake,” beginning in 2010. She was released to a half-way house, and released from federal custody in May 2013.
Mrs. Conyers was actually declared “indigent.” Taxpayers paid for her defense. She and her Congressman husband couldn’t afford an attorney. In 2010, John Conyers’ estimated wealth, was -$120,000. During her time on the Detroit City Council, Monica was the only member to vote ‘no’ on a resolution to demand corrupt Detroit Mayor Kwame Kilpatrick resign. She is 49, John Conyers is 84.
● Conyers was mentored by two “lifelong” members of the Communist Party USA, Maurice Sugar and George Crockett, who helped him “stand for Congress in 1964.” He won and has been there since – 50 years now, and with the retirement of Democrat Congressman John Dingell, who has been in the House for 60 years, Conyers becomes the longest dis-serving member of either chamber still sitting there, still breathing.
● John Conyers was at the founding Democratic Socialist Organizing Committee, and was a special guest on “day one”
● In 1996, the Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) endorsed him
● In 2005 and 2006, Conyers attended the Arab American Political Action Committee eighth and ninth annual dinners
● In 2003 Conyers was the DSA convention keynote speaker. The DSA referred to him as their “ally in Congress”
● Conyers spoke at DSA meetings at least twice in 2010 and attended a Young Democratic Socialists meeting in the same year. The Chicago Democratic Socialists of America called him a “friend”
● In 2011, Conyers spoke at the Democratic Socialists of America Equality and Jobs event
● DSA held a fundraiser for him in 2012 and…
● Conyers serves on the Advisory Board of Progressive Democrats of America (PDA) and the PDA endorsed him in 2012. He advocates for single-payer insurance (Medicaid for all)
Conyers advocates for reparations for blacks, and was a keynoter at the National Lawyers Guild conference in 2007 which voted unanimously to impeach President George W. Bush for “more than a dozen high crimes and misdemeanors.” Conyers held committee meetings that led to the Guild vote, and after his keynote address he answered questions about impeachment.
LeDuff, a Fox 2 Detroit reporter said the city is trying to bring a PGA tournament to the City, but the tournament isn’t happening because of unsightly homes along the golf course fairways. One of those shabby, and unmown homes, with “grass as high as wheat,” “peeling paint” and a “collapsed awning,” belongs to Democrat Congressman John Conyers (MI).
In a video no longer available, LeDuff, after showing the Conyer’s unkept home on television, LeDuff rang Conyer’s doorbell. Conyer’s alleged-son answered…in his underpants at 5 p.m. on a weekday. The conversation started with the “grass as high as wheat.”
Charlie: It’s mowed?
Conyer’s [sic] son: Yeah.
Charlie: I just saw it. It ain’t mowed.
Conyer’s [sic] son: Yes it is.
Charlie: That’s mowed?
Then LeDuff was told to get off the property or the police would be called. More here (but the video is no longer available.
The video below is also LeDuff, after neighbors called him to get something done about Conyers’ properties, and by the way, Conyers owed back taxes. Funny video and and the weeds have taken the property back.
Conyers is, at the least, a socialist. Maybe he’s an under-the-radar convert to Islam? This interesting report from 2006 shows his attempts to single out Islam as being “especially deserving of religious tolerance.”
Conyers claims that his resolution singles out tolerance for Muslims “obviously to respond to those who believe our nation would tolerate disrespect of that religion or its holy book.” Such a straw-man argument, especially in light of the numerous bogus reportings of anti-Islamic bias crimes by CAIR does nothing for furthering the respect that is supposed to be the goal of Conyers’ resolution to begin with.
If anything the resolution–with its call that “it should never be official policy of the United States Government to disparage the Quran, Islam, or any religion in any way, shape, or form” implies a chilling effect on open discussion and debate.
How odd that Congressman Conyers, who stages a mock impeachment of the current President of the United States, should suddenly get cold feet when it comes to discussing a religion whose more extremist followers have declared war on the West. Source — view interesting stats here.
I cannot say that Conyers supports Shariah law, however, I can say in his own state of Michigan, in the city of Dearbornistan, Christians have been arrested for upsetting the Muslim community. as they protested city officials they believe are allowing Shariah in the city of Dearborn. But in America, you say, Shariah law is not allowed. Yes it is; these two cases in Maryland and New Jersey bowed to Shariah.
Nowhere is Sharia law being imposed upon the American people with greater vehemence than in the Detroit suburb of Dearborn, Michigan. Dearborn resident, eighteen year old Negeen Mayel, whose parents escaped from Afghanistan after the Russian invasion, couldn’t escape the Sharia law-enforcement arm of the Dearborn Police Department. Mayel, a Christian, was filming her four fellow Christian missionaries while they were discussing the Gospel with Muslims at the annual 2010 Dearborn Arab Festival. A Dearborn police officer ordered Mayel to turn off her camera and when she didn’t turn it off quickly enough; she was arrested and charged in the Dearborn District Court for failing to obey a police officer’s order. Amazingly, in his court testimony, the arresting officer admitted that the filming by Mayel was indeed not a crime…
In the case of Mayel, the Dearborn police, with the approval of the mayor, replaced the Constitutional protections offered by the First Amendment with the creation of free speech zones which are inherently free speech inhibitors. As such, Dearborn’s mayor officially endorsed the Sharia law prohibition against proselytizing Muslims in stark violation of the First Amendment to the American Constitution which protects free speech. Subsequently, the Dearborn police, acting as Sharia law enforcement agents, handcuffed and jailed all four Christian missionaries and formally charged the group with Breach of Peace despite the fact that none of the Muslim attendees claimed any level of harassment by the Christian missionaries…
The persecution of Dearborn’s Christians even extends into the Dearborn Public Schools as Dearborn’s teachers and coaches are not even afforded a free speech zone from which to espouse their beliefs. Consider the case of Gerald Marszalek, a 35 year veteran wrestling coach in the Dearborn Public Schools, and an inducted member of the Michigan High School Coaches Hall of Fame was fired from his coaching position by Fordson High School’s Principal, Imad Fadlallah. Fadlallah allegedly retaliated against Marszalek over an Islamic student’s conversion to Christianity despite having no direct proof that Marszalek acted illegally or was in violation of any school district policy. The Marszalek case is being adjudicated in U.S. District Court of Eastern Michigan. Source
Dearborn Muslims called for anti-blasphemy laws. Conyers called for government legislation to counter anti-Muslim sentiment.
The this years mid-term elections, Conyers will have a challenger from the Democrat party. Rev. Horace Sheffield, III hasn’t officially announced as of a few days ago, but he has said he will run. He is the pastor of New Destiny Christian Fellowship Church. His daughter is Detroit City Councilwoman. His father was a labor activist in the UAW. That’s not all. Sheffield was arrested and charged with “misdemeanor domestic violence” against his “estranged wife,” on February 13, 2014. His pre-trial hearing was set for February 21, 2014. I haven’t found any reporting on that hearing.
LeDuff video below.
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