UK arrests 9 Islamists for treasonous speech; Time for US to follow suit?


by Allen West

Perhaps Britain has finally come to realize it has a cultural jihadist problem and multiculturalism ain’t working anymore — and while free speech is fine, sedition and incitement to treason is not.

I believe that’s a lesson we Americans will have to come to grips with — soon. As reported by the UK Daily Mail, “Radical preacher Anjem Choudary was one of nine men arrested early Thursday morning as part of an investigation into Islamist terrorism. Choudary, 47, and eight other men aged 22, 31, 31, 32, 36, 38, 39 and 51 were arrested by Metropolitan Police officers in London, and have all been taken to police stations – where they remain in custody. His arrest came shortly after he posted a series of nine tweets at about 5am today with an anti-Western tone, referring to the ongoing crisis involving ISIS militants in Iraq and Syria. Muslim activist Abu Izzadeen – born Trevor Brooks – is also among the nine men arrested. Some 19 residential, business or community premises were being searched today as part of the investigation, Scotland Yard said.”

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