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Obama’s Allies Attack Egypt’s Christians

President Obama and his Secretary of State, John Kerry, have come down firmly on the side of the Muslim Brotherhood, repeatedly condemning Egypt’s military for trying to restore order to that country, and stop its slide toward Islamic totalitarianism. Meanwhile, the Brotherhood has gone on a rampage, murdering Christians and burning their churches to the ground. Whether Obama and Kerry consider this a bug or a feature has not yet been explained. The Associated Press isn’t generally considered a pro-Christian news outlet, but to its credit, it tells the truth about what is happening in Egypt:

In the four days since security forces cleared two sit-in camps by supporters of Egypt’s ousted president, Islamists have attacked dozens of Coptic churches along with homes and businesses owned by the Christian minority. …

Nearly 40 churches have been looted and torched, while 23 others have been attacked and heavily damaged since Wednesday….

The Evangelical Church of Malawi was burned by Muslim Brotherhood supporters

Sister Manal is the principal of the Franciscan school in Bani Suef. She was having breakfast with two visiting nuns when news broke of the clearance of the two sit-in camps by police, killing hundreds. In an ordeal that lasted about six hours, she, sisters Abeer and Demiana and a handful of school employees saw a mob break into the school through the wall and windows, loot its contents, knock off the cross on the street gate and replace it with a black banner resembling the flag of al-Qaida.

Al Qaeda is a spinoff from Obama’s favored faction, the Muslim Brotherhood.

By the time the Islamists ordered them out, fire was raging at every corner of the 115-year-old main building and two recent additions. Money saved for a new school was gone, said Manal, and every computer, projector, desk and chair was hauled away. …

“We are nuns. We rely on God and the angels to protect us,” she said. “At the end, they paraded us like prisoners of war and hurled abuse at us as they led us from one alley to another without telling us where they were taking us,” she said. …

Two Christian women employed by the school, siblings Wardah and Bedour, had to fight their way out of the mob, while groped, hit and insulted by the extremists. “I looked at that and it was very nasty,” said Manal.

The incident at the Franciscan school was repeated at Minya where a Catholic school was razed to the ground by an arson attack and a Christian orphanage was also torched.

Bishoy Alfons Naguib, a 33-year-old businessman from Minya, has a similarly harrowing story. His home supplies store on a main commercial street in the provincial capital, also called Minya, was torched this week and the flames consumed everything inside.

“A neighbor called me and said the store was on fire. When I arrived, three extremists with knifes approached me menacingly when they realized I was the owner,” recounted Naguib. His father and brother pleaded with the men to spare him. Luckily, he said, someone shouted that a Christian boy was filming the proceedings using his cell phone, so the crowd rushed toward the boy shouting “Nusrani, Nusrani,” the Quranic word for Christians which has become a derogatory way of referring to them in today’s Egypt. …

The Malawi Antiquities Museum was looted and destroyed by the Brotherhood

In Fayoum, an oasis province southwest of Cairo, Islamists looted and torched five churches, according to Bishop Ibram, the local head of the Coptic Orthodox church, by far the largest of Egypt’s Christian denominations. He said he had instructed Christians and clerics alike not to try to resist the mobs of Islamists, fearing any loss of life.

Two factions are contending for power in Egypt. One of them wants to slaughter Christians and burn down their churches. That is the group now being supported by American foreign policy. If anyone can think of a good reason for this, please leave an explanation in the comments.

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